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Just curious

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in response to reader comment: The Turks and their bloody history

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jan 31, 2013 at 16:36

Hello, dhimmi no more!

You wrote :

> ... I remember one time having a chat with an Egyptian historian while visiting the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria the question of the Greeks legacy in Alexandria v. the Turks and their imperialism in Egypt came up and his answer was how can you compare Hellenism and barbarity!<

I'd love to know how he saw the Greek legacy/Hellenism vs. Islam and its imperialism ? I am just curious. In my humble opinion cultural regress and barbarity began much earlier than in 1517.

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