[Sca-cooks] My dinner de-brief

Sayyeda al-Kaslaania samia at idlelion.net
Sun Jun 3 02:17:00 PDT 2012

In my research, I've seen a significant gap existed between politics and 
trade in the Middle Ages. If you can document lemons in the area before 
Charles, Islamic trade probably didn't change significantly during his 
reign because of politics.

Sayyeda al-Kaslaania

On 6/3/2012 2:44 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
> Lemons travel pretty well, and in my time period the Franks had 
> control of Lombardy, which extended quite a ways into Italy. I'm also 
> looking to citrus on the Iberian peninsula, but that is sketchier- the 
> Saracens weren't exactly fans of Charles and I don't know how much 
> trade there was with them, if any.
> Liutgard

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