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A master manumitting a slave child often cited his desire to acknowledge the captive mother's loyal service, but left unarticulated the precise nature of his relationship with these individuals.
An effect of these regulations was to discourage slaveholders from manumitting their slaves.
But the council of city elders is opposed to manumitting the slaves, thus implicitly condemning Ebla to ruin.