Month: February 2023



The legendary Yasuke Yasuke was not a slave in the traditional sense of the term. He was brought to Japan with the Jesuit missionaries. The historical record is not entirely clear on the exact nature of Yasuke’s arrival in Japan. […]


Moorish conquest of Italy

The Moors were North African Berber and Arab Muslim peoples who established several kingdoms in the Iberian Peninsula (modern-day Spain and Portugal) in the 8th century. They also extended their influence into Italy, particularly in the southern regions where they […]


Mansa Musa

Mansa Musa was a 14th-century ruler of the Mali Empire in West Africa. He is widely regarded as the wealthiest individual in history, with his wealth largely derived from the empire’s vast resources, including gold and salt mines. 1312-1337: Early […]