A Metic was a Metic

Journal Article

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

  • 2015