[Sca-cooks] My dinner de-brief
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.
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.
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