The hunger claims
If we want proof of how extreme weather conditions can effect political change, Prof. Ronnie Ellenblum says we just need to look to the Mediterranean Basin a thousand or so years ago.
Nothing like it had been seen in Egypt for centuries. “The city is paralyzed, there are no buyers and no sellers,” an 11th-century Jewish merchant wrote describing Fustat, near Cairo. “All eyes are on the Nile. May God in his mercy raise the river waters.”
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