The Circassians where famously beautiful, and often mentioned as such in historical a

Apr 2015
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UK
Historically the Circassian people, especially the women where praised for their beauty by Europeans and people of the Middle East, what other ethnic groups where historically held in high regard for there beauty?
 

Frank81

Ad Honorem
Feb 2010
5,149
Canary Islands-Spain
People from modern Afghanistan were also highly regarded because of their beauty
 

Naima

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Jun 2014
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Venice
Historically the Circassian people, especially the women where praised for their beauty by Europeans and people of the Middle East, what other ethnic groups where historically held in high regard for there beauty?
all of indoeuropean people mostly.
 

Lucius

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Jan 2007
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Nebraska
From where did the original Circassian people emerge(as on our modern maps?)
 
May 2009
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"The Circassian lady" was a staple in 19th century sideshows and dime museums. I wonder how many were actual Circassians. I'm betting zero. Probably wasn't a bad living if you were a pretty dark-haired woman looking for some extra cash.