When Europeans Were Slaves | History Of The Barbary Slave Trade

Hikma History Dec 27, 2022 #slavery #pirates #barbary

Check out Nominal’s Boxing Day Sale and use the code BUY 1 GET 1 FREE: https://nominalx.com/hikmahistory The Barbary Slave Trade thrived off piracy in the Mediterranean. Pirates operated off the coast of North Africa preyed on European coastal settlements and ships; enslaving Europeans who were subsequently brought back to port cities in Morocco and Algeria among other places. Historians have speculated that from the 16th to the early 19th century, as much as 1 million Christian Europeans were enslaved by the Barbary pirates.

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