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Over a thousand years ago…. In the Sind area of India * * ( present south central Pakistan). An exodus was spurred by a series of invasions by ( Mahmoud of Ghanzi of Afghanistan in 1001 A.D. Mahmoud of Gorh 1191 A.D. And Ghenghis Khan from Mongolia in 1215 A.D.

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Over a thousand years ago

Over a thousand years ago….


In the sind area of india present south central pakistan

In the Sind area of India * * ( present south central Pakistan)


An exodus was spurred by a series of invasions by mahmoud of ghanzi of afghanistan in 1001 a d

An exodus was spurred by a series of invasions by ( Mahmoud of Ghanzi of Afghanistan in 1001 A.D.


Mahmoud of gorh 1191 a d

Mahmoud of Gorh 1191 A.D.


And ghenghis khan from mongolia in 1215 a d

And Ghenghis Khan from Mongolia in 1215 A.D.


These groups of people were the eastern gypsy domari from egypt and middle east

These groups of people were the Eastern Gypsy (Domari)from Egypt and Middle East,


The central gypsy lomavren in armenia and eastern turkey

The Central Gypsy (Lomavren) in Armenia and eastern Turkey,


And the romani the western gypsy in europe

and the (Romani) the western Gypsy in Europe.


The people we now know as gypsies once called the dom lived a semi nomadic lifestyle

The people we now know as gypsies once called the Dom lived a semi-nomadic lifestyle.


Over a thousand years ago

Further Invasions by the Seljuk Turks attacked the near east and further pushed the Gypsies onward towards the west into the Byzantine Empire. (present day Turkey.)


Over a thousand years ago

They were people of many castes such as nobles, counts, blacksmiths, basket weavers, fortune tellers, and entertainers.


Over a thousand years ago

They also resorted to swindling, the usual scam involved to claim to be Christians doomed to wander a penance, collect food , moneys and letters of protection from the city and then continue to the next town.


Over a thousand years ago

This pattern of mischevious behavior by some Gypsy bands enticed rulers and town governments to start banning Gypsies, usually citing theft, fortunetelling, begging and sometimes espionage as the reasons.


Over a thousand years ago

Despite these bannings and also instances of being held into bondage in some parts of Europe, the Gypsy people travelled all across the continent and by 1425 had reached Spain.


Over a thousand years ago

It was not until 1514 that Gypsies entered the British Isles due to the late 15th century Spanish policies banning Gypsies.


With nowhere else to go they entered norway in1544 and finland in 1597

With nowhere else to go, they entered Norway in1544 and Finland in 1597.


Over a thousand years ago

In migrations from England in 1850 the Romnichels or English Gypsies reached North America and thrived as horse traders basket makers.


Over a thousand years ago

and in the 1880’s

the Rom or Eastern European Gypsies from Serbia, Russia, and

Austria-Hungary.


Over a thousand years ago

If all human beings originated in Africa, aren’t we all like the gypsies and aren’t they just like us ???


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