[Sca-cooks] Food and racism and colonialism
Daniel And elizabeth phelps
dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sat Sep 8 19:06:15 PDT 2012
I don't understand your point of view. After the Roman were wiped out
from earth by Barbaric people or tribes the most knowledge they had
were gone and buried for many centuries.
Actually the Romans persisted in Byzantium, the eastern portion of the Roman Empire. The knowledge the Romans gained from the Greeks passed on into the Arab world and was added to by them.
Was further written:
It took many years for the European to rediscover the old technics and
it was most the Arabs who contributed to it and made the Renaissance
Initially through translations done in Sicily and Spain if I recall. Then later after the rump end of the Byzantine empire fell the emigres brought their knowledge to Europe.
Was additionally written:
When Spain and Portugal claimed the New World for themselves
Spain claimed the new world, Portugal only got Brazil. She did, under the papal bull, end up with possessions in Africa, India and China and for a time the mastery of the spice trade.
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