You could say that the Romans had slaves since they came into existence. Slavery is as old as mankind and every civilization, both ancient and modern had slaves. The Romans along with other ancient peoples had a slave based economy and many aspects of civilization are due to not only a slave’s physical labor, but to the performing of menial jobs, which freed up the owner/master to write, invent, experiment, etc.

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