Table of contents for Jewish slavery in antiquity / Catherine Hezser.

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Abbreviations ix
Introduction 1
Part I.The Status of Slaves 25
1.The Denationalization of Slaves 27
2.The Slave as Chattel and Human Being 55
3.Women, Slaves, and Minors 69
4.Hierarchical Equations and Differentiations 83
5.Between Slavery and Freedom 105
Summary 116
Part II.Slaves and the Family 121
6.Slaves within the Household 123
7.MasterSlave Relationships 149
8.Prostitutes and Concubines 179
9.Power Relationships 202
Summary 212
Part III.Slaves and the Economy 217
10.The Sources of Slaves 221
11.The Acquisition and Sale of Slaves 247
12.Slaves as Intermediaries in Business Transactions 275
13.The Location of Slaves in Ancient Jewish Society 285
14.The Manumission of Slaves 304
Summary 319
Part IV.The Symbolic Significance of Slavery 323
15.Slavery as Metaphor 327
16.Slave Parables 346
17.Slavery and the Exodus Experience 363
Summary 377
Conclusions 380
Bibliography 393
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Slavery -- History.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Greece.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Rome.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Palestine.
Slavery and Judaism.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Civilization, Greco-Roman.
Jews -- Civilization -- To 70 A.D.