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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In Print This Week:
Jan 19, 2017
vol XXVIII issue 3
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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