Death of a Slave Boy

Cymbals struck as festival performers wound their way through the village‚Äôs streets . But then tragedy struck. Leaning over the balcony to view the players below, a young slave boy Epaphroditos fell and died. Was it an accident? Was it murder?This tragic event took place in year 23 of the reign of the emperor Commodus (182 CE), … More Death of a Slave Boy