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The white #slavetrade was the business of #Frankish and #Jewish merchants.
#Prague was a significant #castration center!

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Muslim and Jewish slave trade and castration of the Slavs in the Middle Ages
The Huge slave trade of Eastern European people in the Ottoman Empire, Muslim Spain and Middle East by Jews and Muslims.

#Europe used to export #slaves to the non-European world
The numbers were huge. Over 10,000 Eastern Europeans were enslaved each year between 1500 and 1650 for export to North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia … a total of 1.5 million.

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From #Pericles to #Trump: A brief history of the West in 21 tweets (including this tweet). Purpose is to show how through the muddled history there is a direct ideological train connecting Western Civ that is meaningful to talk abt. Obvs lots is missing. it's a tweetstorm. (1/21)
753 BCE: A little town called #ROME is founded on the banks of the Tiber in #Italy. It will invent the word Emperor & become the standard for all future western empires. Its language is still used on the seal of the American President, along w/ its symbol of the Eagle. (2/21)
387 BCE: Plato founds his Academy for philosophy in #Athens. In between bouts of mansplaining & homoeroticism they trailblaze the concept of using logic & reason to make sense of the world & develop tools for doing so we still use today. (3/21)
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