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Edwin Munsell Bliss

TURKEY AND THE ARMENIAN ATROCITIES


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[cover]

Turkey and the Armenian Atrocities

[frontispiece]

Patriarch of Constantinople

[caption] PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE. The ecclesiastical head of the Armenians is the Catholicos residing at Etchmiadzine, in the Caucasus. Of the same rank are the Catholicos of Aghtamar (near Van) and the Catholicos of Sis, in Cilicia. Next come the Patriarchs of Constantinople and Jerusalem, the former taking precedence as the civil head of the Armenians in Turkey.

[title page]

TURKEY AND THE ARMENIAN ATROCITIES


A REIGN OF TERROR.

FROM TARTAR HUTS TO CONSTANTINOPLE PALACES.

CENTURIES OF OPPRESSION — MOSLEM AND CHRISTIAN — SULTAN
AND PATRIARCH — BROKEN PLEDGES FOLLOWED BY MASSACRE AND OUTRAGE.

THE RED CROSS TO THE RESCUE.


BY THE

REV. EDWIN MUNSELL BLISS,

Late of Constantinople,
Editor of ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MISSIONS; Assistant Editor of THE INDEPENDENT,

ASSISTED BY
The REV. CYRUS HAMLIN, D. D., Founder of Robert College; PROF. E. A. GROSVENOR, of Amherst College; REV. BENJAMIN LABAREH, D. D., late of Persia, and Other Eminent Oriental Scholars; also Several Eye-Witnesses of the Massacres.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY

Miss FRANCES E. WILLARD.


FULLY ILLUSTRATED.


EDGEWOOD PUBLISHING COMPANY.

[copyright notice]

Copyrighted, 1896, by M. J. COGHLAN.


Table of Contents | The Cover, Frontispiece, Title Page, Copyright Notice, etc.
Introduction | Preface | Turkey in Asia (map) | Table of Contents (as in the book)
List of Illustrations | 1. The Turkish Empire | 2. Population and Languages | 3. Religions
4. The Turks | 5. The Kurds | 6. The Armenians | 7. The Greeks | 8. Other Oriental Churches
9. Rise and Decline of Ottoman Power | 10. Turkey and Europe | 11. Russia and Turkey
12. Mahmud II | 13. Reform and Progress | 14. Treaties of Paris and Berlin
15. Condition of the Christians | 16. The Turkish Government | 17. Protestant Missions in Turkey
18. The Armenian Question | 19. General Situation in 1894 | 20. The Sassun Massacre
21. Politics and Massacre at Constantinople | 22. Massacres at Trebizond and Erzrum
23. Massacres in Harput District | 24. Aintab, Marash and Urfa | 25. Character of the Massacres
26. Religious Persecution | 27. Relief Work | 28. Partition of Turkey | 29. America and Turkey
30. General Survey | Alphabetical Index

Acknowledgements:

Source: Bliss, Rev. Edwin Munsell . Turkey and the Armenian Atrocities. Edgewood Publishing Company , 1896
Provided by: Aram Arkun, Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center
Scanned by: Karen Vrtanesyan
OCR: Irina Minasyan

See also:

J. Rendel Harris & B. Helen Harris, Letters from the Scenes of the Recent Massacres in Armenia
Helen Davenport Gibbons, The Red Rugs of Tarsus
Maj. General James G. Harbord Conditions in the Near East: Report of the American Military Mission to Armenia

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