in The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe
August 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Gender and Sexuality; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 7205 words.
The potential for sexual service played a key role in the changing demand for slaves in medieval Europe. From the early Middle Ages on, the demand for male slaves declined while the market...