Originally Posted by Animal Mother
No, I'm not saying that at all. In fact, I said the exact opposite of that:
On the other hand, you did claim that there weren't slave markets in the ancient world comparable to those in America:
I said that slaves weren't bought and sold in the same way because I contend that there were at least two kinds of slavery, as opposed to the more modern historical occurrence.
I find it baffling that there were no bondservants in any ancient context. Apparently I just made them up out of thin air.