A stone relief probably showing manumission ceremony, with a magistrate and two formerly enslaved people

Stage 6: Fēlīx

Wherever you travelled in the Roman world, you would find people who had been enslaved. We have already met Grumio, Clemens and Melissa, three of the people held in slavery by Caecilius. Now we will also meet Felix, who was enslaved by Caecilius until a dramatic rescue changed everything…

From this point on, stories are written in the past tense.

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