Roman freedmen and freedwomen

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Roman freedmen - A gravestone for a freedwoman, put up by her husband, who was also a freedman (ILS 1221, Rome, 80 BC) What are freedmen and freedwomen? Freedmen and freedwomen were people in ancient Rome who had once been enslaved but had managed to get legally free. Slavery in ancient Rome The Roman family [...]