We go way down the rabbit hole on this one.
And it's one hell of a catchup.
To begin with, lets talk about one of the main struggles of studying this topic. Namely, that spotting slavery is difficult. We’re dealing with a time where our written record hardly mentions anyone except the very upper levels of society, and even then it’s mostly just the upper levels that are either in (or interact [...]
So when I started looking into this topic I was intending to do a single episode. But the rabbit hole goes deep, and so this is part one of a series. Buckle up.
Zee has some thoughts on this. And you know her, she isn't one to mince words.
We're doing a deep dive into pets in the medieval era, and it's a blast.
Oh... and a hurdy gurdy.