Mag.phil. Raimund Karl wrote:
> Well, the most common ways of becoming a slave was as a prisoner of war,
> being unable to pay ones debt or being unable to pay fines for crimes,
> and of course being born as a child of slaves.
> And, as slaves were considered to be movable property women could own
> and inherit slaves.
I assume a prisoner of war was relegated to slavery for life. However I
was curious if a debt incurred via crime or otherwise put a time limit
on the term of slavery? Was the debt ever satisfied?