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The Slave Free Centuries February 22, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval, Modern
The Slave Free Centuries

Slavery is regrettably everywhere in the past. It underlies all the great achievements of Antiquity: when Plato was discoursing on the immortality of the soul there were Syrian dancing girls and Scythian catamites lining up in the background. European colonialism grew under the shadow of the chain: it used to be said that the streets […]