Some Gypsy & dance references

This will be a little different to the usual post, as I am asking for people’s thoughts and opinions about some websites.

This link popped up on Facebook and after reading through it, I wasn’t happy with some of the theories it presented as fact. At least, not about the dance anyway. Such as it being only from fertility cults, Egypt importing Indian dancers in 1500 BC etc.

FirebornChronicles.com– Gypsy research.

None of the geocities links work, but there is a link to a Sir Richard Burton book- The Jew, the Gypsy and El Islam. This is a pdf download rife with anti-semitic sentiments. A link to the book minus the anti-semitic nonsense can be found here in the Internet Archive- The Jew, The Gypsy, and El Islam.

Please look through the page and let me know what you think. I would love a factual discussion!

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3 comments on “Some Gypsy & dance references

  1. The link to Richard Burton’s book starts with links to the text of the work, but goes on to become an antisemitic cesspit. It quotes, for example, David Irving approvingly.

    You may need a memetic prophylactic if you go any further than the bit which says “*** ENTIRE BOOK AS A PDF (3 MB)”.

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