A metic was a metic


Journal Article (Review)

In Classical Athens, an immigrant who stayed longer than about a month was required to register a citizen as prostates and to commence paying the metoikion. So were freed slaves. A recent study treats these freeborn and freedman metics as distinct legal types of resident alien. Athenian law did not.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sosin, JD

Published Date

  • January 1, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 65 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 2 - 13

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0018-2311

Citation Source

  • Scopus