Cesar's dictations were taken by scribes, not slaves. This is a significant difference. Scribes were respected members of Roman society Scribes, not slaves also did the majority of the copies..This reflects the influence of the written word in the Roman era, Stephen Greenblatt in his latest book Swerve has a through discussion.
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Oct 20, 2016
vol XXVII issue 42
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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