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1) Yes, history has documented honor killings back to ancient times. Honour killings have been known since ancient Roman times, when the pater familias, or senior male within a household, retained the right to kill an unmarried but sexually active daughter or an adulterous wife.Footnote39 Honour-based crimes were known in medieval Europe where early ...


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Honor killings??? Greek mythology/history is full of killings for honor. Odysseus killing the Suitors of Penelope Orestes killing his uncle Aegisthus and his mother (though unknowingly) Clytemnestra for killing his father Agamemnon Ajax killing himself because of the dishonoring madness which caught him after losing the verbal fight between the Greeks for ...


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The Wikipedia article on the Buyid dynasty is clear about the fact that the Buyids conquered the Abbasids and made them into a vassal state. So they did not "emerge as allies", but rather as ememies. At the same time however, the Buyid did depend on the Abbasid to rule, particularly in Baghdad. Here is a relevant footnote from an article which spells that ...


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