Gypsies

Gypsies

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  • We are a group of nomadic hunters and farmers. We might need to leave soon.
  • I am a Indian from the Punjabi region. I am a member of a group called the Gypsies. It is the 11th century.
  • I am a descendant of the Romani people from India. We have adopted the Islamic culture but we are still mistreated.
  • It is hard being a Gypsy in 13th century Ottoman Empire but I think conditions will improve.
  • It is the 14th century and we are in the city of Istanbul. Here we see that we are heavily disliked by most people.
  • Even the emperor dislikes us we are treated like animals but Allah will judge them we shall not.
  • I am a Italian gypsy and it is the 15th century. I am a Christian protestant and loyal to the Holy Roman Empire. Life is easier for me than it was for my middle eastern ancestors. I am well liked and treated well as the son of a respected noble.
  • We are both Catholics after my father had converted to Catholicism We are both gypsies living in 16th century Germany. We are in the city of Trier.
  • We are in 16th century Russia under the rule of Ivan the Terrible..I am a Roma Gypsy. Unlike the Indian Gypsies my ancestors originated from the Northern Caspian Sea. We are still distant relatives but we are different. I am an Orthodox Christian.
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