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Refiguring the Sicilian Slave Wars : from servile unrest to civic disquiet and social disorder
(The University of Edinburgh, 2012-11-30)
This study argues that the so-called Sicilian Slave Wars are best understood as two differing instances of civic disquiet, social disorder and provincial revolt in Sicily, rather than as slave wars. Both events are ...
Rebels and slaves: reinterpreting the first Sicilian slave war
(The University of Edinburgh, 2009-07-01)
This thesis seeks to rethink the history of the First Sicilian Slave War in the second century B.C. by reassessing the main literary source for the conflict, Diodorus Siculus, and introducing numismatic evidence for the ...