- Oct 2011
I know that slavery continued in Europe even after the fall of Western Roman Empire - including in the eastern Roman Empire. Among other things, I found this. It also appears that 10% of people in Domesday Book were slaves. However, my understanding is that while institution itself was not abolished, slavery became quite rare in Roman Empire by 7th century. In Poland, slavery was forbidden in 1529. at the latest, and was extremely rare even before that time. In Ottoman Empire, it continued until 20th century, and in Romania until 19th century.