Manumission sentence example
The Koran breathes a considerate and kindly spirit towards the class, and encourages manumission.
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.
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.
During the reign of Coloman, moreover, the number of freemen was increased by the frequent manumission of serfs.
The polygonal terrace wall at the back, on being cleared, proves to be covered with inscriptions, most of them concerning the manumission of slaves.Advertisement
By manumission the Athenian slave became in relation to the state a metic, in relation to his master a client.
Manumission was of two kinds justa or regular, and minus justa.
The third manumission thus gave to the son and slave his freedom.