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What happened to people in ancient Rome who were freed from slavery? Turns out there were still invisible threads--economic pressures, imbalances of status, and debts owed to wealthy patrons--that kept many of them in bondage.
On the streets of Pompeii, freedom came at a steep price--especially for women. Today, we talk to Elodie Harper--bestselling author of the Wolf Den and the House with the Golden Door--about enslaved people, freedwomen, and glamorous sex workers whose lives were far more precarious than they seemed.
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Ancient History Fangirl

Jenny Williamson and Genn McMenemy

RE-RELEASE: The Invisible Thread: Life after Slavery in Pompeii (With Elodie Harper)

FEB 22, 202462 MIN
Ancient History Fangirl

RE-RELEASE: The Invisible Thread: Life after Slavery in Pompeii (With Elodie Harper)

FEB 22, 202462 MIN

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Help keep our podcast going by contributing to our Patreon!

What happened to people in ancient Rome who were freed from slavery? Turns out there were still invisible threads--economic pressures, imbalances of status, and debts owed to wealthy patrons--that kept many of them in bondage.

On the streets of Pompeii, freedom came at a steep price--especially for women. Today, we talk to Elodie Harper--bestselling author of the Wolf Den and the House with the Golden Door--about enslaved people, freedwomen, and glamorous sex workers whose lives were far more precarious than they seemed.

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