GenocideIt is amazing the word genocide has not been identified earlier in time. It is quite evident that it has been Practice with various controlling entities throughout history. It can be seen in the Peloponnesian War by statements giving by Thucydides”; He describes in his writings the slaughtering of people in Melos after refusing to surrender. Many references of various battles in ancient time would slaughter the men in the populace in the city, to display their dominance and show some traits of genocide. A good example in the battle of Greece during the Romans conflict; successful victory campaign would be the destruction of the city of Athens which include the dissemination of women and children. The Romans burn and destroy the city and killed the inhabitants to send a message to the surrounding communities. (Hoyer) They are other examples of genocide throughout history. (John Boardman).” We can even look back further in history and see evidences of genocide. The Hungarian conflict with the Roman Empire in 900’s where to set out to destroy the Hungarian populace. In 900 AD the roman emperor wanting of the extermination of the Hungarians by the use of Genocide which in my opinion only unified the people to confront the overwhelming forces against them. A way to best described racial diversity is to understand the environment and location; best stated in this quote of Balkans. “The peoples of the Balkan Peninsula make up several racial groups. (R.D. Kaplan) However, linguistic and religious differences are more distinct than the racial divisions.” The peninsula, is considered as a crossroads of European and Asian civilizations, which contain a long history; Ancient Greece, the Byzantine Empire, and the Ottoman Empi…
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