This article appeared in la croix a muslim delegation will visit the vatican on march 4 and 5 to pave the way for a meeting between the pope and the representatives of religious and intellectual muslims in favor of a dialogue with christians, according to the italian news agency ansa.
The barbary slave trade refers to slave markets on the barbary coast of north africa, which included the ottoman provinces of algeria, tunisia and tripolitania and the independent sultanate of morocco, between the 16th and middle of the 18th century. The ottoman provinces in north africa were nominally under ottoman suzerainty, but in reality they were mostly autonomous.
The sack of baltimore took place on , when the village of baltimore in west cork, ireland, was attacked by the ottoman algeria from the barbary coast of north africa dutchmen, algerians and ottoman turks. The attack was the largest by barbary pirates on either ireland or great britain. The attack was led by a dutch captain, jan janszoon van haarlem, also known as murad reis the.
Execution by elephant Wikipedia
Execution by elephant was a common method of capital punishment in south and southeast asia, particularly in india, where asian elephants were used to crush, dismember or torture captives in public executions. The animals were trained and versatile, able to kill victims immediately or to torture them slowly over a prolonged period.
Ratisbonne monastery (hebrew ) is a monastery in the rehavia neighborhood of jerusalem, israel, established by marie-alphonse ratisbonne, a french convert from judaism.
The turkish abductions (icelandic tyrkjarni) were a series of slave raids by pirates from northwest africa that took place in iceland in the summer of 1627. The pirates came from the cities of algiers (in modern day algeria) and salé (in modern day morocco). About 50 people were killed and close to 400 people were captured and.
Barbary pirates Wikipedia
The barbary pirates, sometimes called barbary corsairs or ottoman corsairs, were muslim pirates and privateers who operated from north africa, based primarily in the ports of salé, rabat, algiers, tunis, and tripoli. This area was known in europe as the barbary coast, in reference to the berbers. Their predation extended throughout the mediterranean, south along west africas atlantic seaboard.
Worn by muslim volunteers serving with division handschar and prinz eugen.
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