Manumission sentence example

manumission
  • The Koran breathes a considerate and kindly spirit towards the class, and encourages manumission.

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  • A new process of manumission was now established, to be performed in the churches through the intervention of the ministers of religion; and it was provided that clerics could at any time by mere expression of will liberate their slaves.

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  • And as the legal manumission dissolved a son's previous agnatic relationships, so, too, the person baptized gave up father and mother, &c., and became one of a society of brethren the bond between whom was not physical but spiritual.

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  • During the reign of Coloman, moreover, the number of freemen was increased by the frequent manumission of serfs.

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  • The polygonal terrace wall at the back, on being cleared, proves to be covered with inscriptions, most of them concerning the manumission of slaves.

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  • By manumission the Athenian slave became in relation to the state a metic, in relation to his master a client.

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  • Manumission was of two kinds justa or regular, and minus justa.

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  • The third manumission thus gave to the son and slave his freedom.

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