Eunuchs

Some articles on eunuchs:

Empress Dou Miao - Dou and Chen's Confrontation With The Eunuchs
... to try to stamp out corruption, particularly by the clans of the powerful eunuchs ... The eunuchs tried to counter this by flattering Empress Dowager Dou constantly, and Empress Dowager Dou became more trusting of them as the days went by, particularly Cao Jie (曹節) and Wang Fu (王甫) ... alarmed, and they began to set up a plan to exterminate the powerful eunuchs ...
History Of The Ming Dynasty - Decline - The Role of Eunuchs
... It was said that Hongwu forbade eunuchs to learn how to read or engage in politics ... these restrictions were carried out with absolute success in his reign, eunuchs in the Yongle reign period and after managed huge imperial workshops, commanded armies, and participated in matters of ... The eunuchs developed their own bureaucracy that was organized parallel to but was not subject to the civil service bureaucracy ...
Simon Joyner - Discography - Albums
... Chords (One-Hour OH-002 MC 1992) Iffy (Sing, Eunuchs! MC 1993) (reissue on LP by Unread Records in 2003 ltd ... JAG041) on December 6, 2005) The Cowardly Traveller Pays His Toll (Sing, Eunuchs! LP 1994) (reissue on LP and CD by Team Love (TL-016) on May 6, 2008) Heaven's Gate (Sing, Eunuchs! LP 1995) (released on CD by. 2006) Out Into The Snow (Team Love LP and CD September 15, 2009) Ghosts (Sing, Eunuchs! 2LP 2012) ...
Empress - Divorce of Thermantia
... Thus if Arsacius and Tarentius, the two eunuchs, had not hastened to bring Eucherius, the son of Stilico, from those quarters to Rome to be executed according to the command of the emperor, the ... The eunuchs having fulfilled the injunctions laid on them to that effect, and having delivered Thermantia, the wife of Honorius, to her mother, went by sea to the emperor ... emperor conceiving that he should render good service to the common-wealth by rewarding these two eunuchs for their great exploits in restoring Thermantia to her mother, and in putting to death Eucherius ...
Slavery In The Ottoman Empire - Slaves in The Imperial Harem
... The concubines were guarded by enslaved eunuchs, themselves often of African origin ... and emasculated members of neighboring nations and sold the resulting eunuchs to the Ottoman Porte ... Church participated extensively in the slave trade of Nubian or Abyssinian eunuchs ...