Thursday, May 24, 2012

Secrets of the Harems: The Last Stronghold of Slavery

American newspapers 1915-1922 reported on many facets of atrocities suffered by Armenian young women. Many Armenian survivor stories bespoke of abduction and harems. Mary Symons was a journalist of the era that reported on the subject.


Blogger Ibrahim Aysu said...

Hi...thank you for sharing it with us. I like to comment about The Harem tradition. The harem is counterfeited from Byzantian Empire and then Wealthy Statesmen and Faudels established their own Harems. Cariye's whis means female slave techically are slaves but they mostly considered as a handmaiden.
Anyway Their stories are touching

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