Sentence Examples


  • By manumission the Athenian slave became in relation to the state a metic, in relation to his master a client.
  • Manumission was of two kinds justa or regular, and minus justa.
  • This extra-legal sort of manumission was incomplete and precarious; even after the lex Junia Norbana (A.D.
  • 3) forbade manumission, except in strictly limited cases, by masters under 20 years of age or of slaves under 30; and the lex Furia Caninia (about A.D.
  • A new process of manumission was now established, to be performed in the churches through the intervention of the ministers of religion; and it was provided that clerics could at any time by mere expression of will liberate their slaves.

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