Men were typically used for labor and women as concubines, while children were often raised as Muslims, eventually forming part of the slave corps within the Ottoman army.
We seek to retell the story of our beginnings.
Tunis was similarly invaded by France in 1881.
However, comparatively little attention has been given to the prolific trade in Barbary slaves that was carried out by , or corsairs, along the Barbary coast as it was called by Europeans at the time , in what is now , Algeria, Tunisia, and.
Life as a Barbary Slave The slaves captured by the Barbary pirates faced a grim future.
Almost all the inhabitants of the village of Baltimore, in Ireland, were taken in this way in 1631.
After purchase, slaves would be put to work in various ways.
A sea fight with Barbary corsairs.