Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Incidentally, the stuff in that passage about Christianity being responsible for the decline of slavery in the Roman Empire is totally false. There is a lot of stuff on this in 'The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World' by G.E.M. de Ste. Croix. In short, the Church accomodated itself to the institution of slavery %100 percent.

I'll dig up some passages if I have time.

by wing26 on Wed Aug 15th, 2007 at 12:16:20 AM EST
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