Slave revolts in antiquity /

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Author / Creator:Urbainczyk, Theresa, 1960-
Imprint:Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
Description:xii, 177 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Slave insurrections -- Greece.
Slave insurrections -- Rome.
Slavery -- Greece.
Slavery -- Rome.
Slave insurrections.
Slavery.
Greece.
Rome (Empire)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7182743
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ISBN:9780520257016 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520257014 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520257023 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520257022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-172) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • The ancient Mediterranean
  • 1. The significance of slave revolts
  • 2. Preparing for revolt
  • 3. Maintaining resistance
  • 4. The role of the leader
  • 5. The ideology of the slaves
  • 6. Sympathy for the slaves: Diodorus Siculus
  • 7. The secret of the success of the Spartan helots
  • 8. Slave revolts in the ancient historiography
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index