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Terror dogs arrival in the New World

Conquistadors, the never to be forgotten military cultivated under the rule of a fanatical  Portuguese Queen, Isabella, and her less fanatical Spanish husband, Ferdinand, had developed fighting skills empassioned by the Monarchs’ religious fervour to ‘cleanse’ the Iberian Peninsula of … Continue reading

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Significance of horses and humankind

Horses, of the family Equidae, evolved over a geologic timescale of 50 million years. The horse belongs to the order Perissodactyla (odd-toed ungulates), the members of which all share hooved feet and an odd number of toes on each foot, … Continue reading

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New World, New Food and Concepts of Western Supremacy

Cacique (tribe leader) – perhaps how the Taíno leader may have looked when meeting Columbus.See epicworldhistory In 1492 the indigenous people who lived in the Caribbean and Florida were Taíno, a tribe of the Arawak Indians. At the time of … Continue reading

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