David M. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Ancient History, University of Nottingham
David M. Lewis hails from the Ards Peninsula in Co. Down, Northern Ireland, and studied at Durham University, gaining his PhD in 2012. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked at the University of Edinburgh, first as a postdoctoral fellow, and then as a Leverhulme Early Career fellow, then in 2016 took up the post of Assistant Professor of Ancient History at the University of Nottingham. His work focuses on Greek socio-economic history in a wider Eastern Mediterranean context.
Frontmatter List of Abbreviations i. Introduction and Brief History of the Issue Part I: Prolegomena 1. Ownership and the Articulation of Slave Status in Greek and Near Eastern Legal Practice 2. The Riddle of Freedom 3. Status Distinctions in Greece and the Ancient Near East 4. Slave Societies, Societies with Slaves: Capturing the Relative Importance of Slavery to Ancient Economies Part II: Epichoric Slave Systems of the Greek World 5. The Archaic Greek World 6. Helotic Slavery in Classical Sparta 7. Classical Crete 8. Classical Attica Part III: Slave Systems of the Wider Eastern Mediterranean World 9. Iron Age II Israel 10. Assyria: The 8th-7th Centuries BC 11. Babylonia: The 7th-5th Centuries BC 12. The Persian Empire 13. Punic Carthage Part IV: Why Slavery? 14. Differentials in the Magnitude of Slaveholding: Towards an Understanding of Regional Variation Appendix: The Meaning of oiketes in Classical Greek Endmatter Bibliography General Index Index locorum