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tres servi

Referring to tres serv'i, page 5 in your textbook, complete the following table by naming the
person who made each statement and then by translating the statement.

Statement
1 aqua

2 iterum pluit! semper pluit!

3 ego laborare nolo!

4 dominus noster iratus


advenit!
5 nos de hac coniilratione
audire volumus.
6 ego ad italiam redire vola.

7 ego aquam bibere non


possum!
8 fessus sum.

Slave Chains
This chain, found in Britain, was used to shackle
slaves by the neck Large numbers of Britons were

L: enslaved at the time of the Roman conquest and after


the revolt of Boudica (page 64 in your textbook). The
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slaves that worked in the mines and on farm estates
were often very badly treated and sometimes were

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kept in chains. Before the Romans came, the Britons,
too, kept and exported slaves. They used the same
type of slave chains.

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Write a poem or a short monologue expressing the plaint of a slave chain and the

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depressing and degrading life it leads.

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