There is information that some of the Roman rich at that time had up to 20 thousand slaves. So, the slave owners Crassus and Danetrius had so many slaves that it was possible to recruit a whole army from them. Pompey in fact made a squadron of 300 of his shepherds, another slave owner had 8 thousand slaves. What conclusions can be drawn from these data?
Gradually, there were more slaves in Rome than indigenous people. This threatened with severe social upheaval.
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