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  • Parents might sell their children; but they did not on that account entirely lose the right of citizens, for, when freed from slavery, they were called _ingenui_ and _libertini_.

    Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)

  • Slaves made free were called _liberti_, in relation to their masters; and _libertini_, in relation to free born citizens.

    Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)

  • * Actum et de sacris Aegyptiis Judaicisque pellendis factumque patrum consultum, ut quattuor milia libertini generis ea superstitione infecta, quis idonea aetas, in insulam Sardiniam veherentur, coercendis illic latrociniis et, si ob gravitatem caeli interissent, vile damnum; ceteri cederent Italia, nisi certam ante diem profanes ritus exuissent: [1564] 1

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • Caesar, who was probably more alive to this kind of social danger than his contemporaries, sent out a great number of libertini, -- the majority, says Strabo, of his colonists, -- to his new foundation at Corinth [362].

    Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero

  • Many men of note, who had an influence on Roman culture, were libertini, such as Livius Andronicus and Caecilius the poets; Terence,

    Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero

  • Caesar had opened the doors of citizenship to the libertini, the distant colonists, and the provincials.

    Caesar: a Sketch

  • The libertini, the sons of the freedmen, still waited for equality of rights.

    Caesar: a Sketch

  • That prisoners of war should be sold as slaves was the law of the time, accepted alike by victors and vanquished; and the crowds of libertini who assisted at Caesar's funeral proved that he was not regarded as the enemy of these unfortunates, but as their special friend.

    Caesar: a Sketch

  • The crowd, it was observed, was composed largely of libertini and of provincials whom Caesar had enfranchised.

    Caesar: a Sketch

  • He increased the number of the Senate to nine hundred, filling its ranks from eminent provincials; introducing even barbarian Gauls, and, still worse, libertini, the sons of liberated slaves, who had risen to distinction by their own merit.

    Caesar: a Sketch

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