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Based Germanics

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>In the Germanic economy, slaves performed both domestic work and farm labor.
>According to Tacitus, Germanic peoples treated slaves more mildly than contemporary peoples.
>Although the master had complete power of life and death over his slave, mistreatment of slaves is not recorded in early Germanic literature.
>In the Icelandic sagas, the children of slaves and masters are often mentioned as playing with each other.
>The manumission (freeing) of slaves among Germanic peoples was common, just as it was among the Romans. Owen notes that the life of a Germanic slave was "infinitely better than on the industrialized farms of Italy."