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David Antram, Fiona MacDonald, David Salariya

You Wouldn't Want To (Series): You Wouldn’t Want to be a Slave in Ancient Greece!: A Life You'd Rather Not Have

The narrator talks about the life of slaves. Abandoned children, failed debtors and defeated soldiers captured by their victors can become slaves. All who do not speak Greek are considered barbarians. When a man becomes a slave, he loses his family, he will probably never see them again. The book describes the various kinds of work that a slave may perform. These include, but are not limited to cooking, cleaning, child care, wool work, lifting and carrying.There are good owners who treat th(...)

literary

YEAR: 2001

COUNTRY: United Kingdom