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The Utmost of Christian Calamities

The Oppression, Aggression, Abduction, Banishment, Slaughter, Captivity, and other Atrocities and Contempts of Christians in Mesopotamia and Mardin in Particular, in 1895 and 1914-1919


One of the well-known works of Syrian Catholic Priest Isaac Aramalet, originally published anonymously, this work is an account of the misfortunes suffered by Christians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Turkey (the Sayfo).
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-195-4
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Feb 13,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 524
Language: Arabic
ISBN: 978-1-61719-195-4
$212.00

One of the well-known works of Syrian Catholic Priest Isaac Aramalet, originally published anonymously, is this work: an account of the misfortunes suffered by Christians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Turkey (the Sayfo). The book is divided into five sections: 1. Events of 1895, 2. The causes and beginning of the War, 3. Deportations, imprisonments, and massacres, 4. More specific accounts of massacres in particular cities and villages, and 5. The affairs of the Armenians and the activities of Gabriel Tappuni. Armalet goes into great detail for the events described and names names throughout. All of the Syriac churches are discussed, including Catholics in the east, as well as many incidents concerning the Armenians. This very significant historical work from an eyewitness to the events described will be welcomed by historians of the Middle East, World War I, and Eastern Christianity.

One of the well-known works of Syrian Catholic Priest Isaac Aramalet, originally published anonymously, is this work: an account of the misfortunes suffered by Christians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Turkey (the Sayfo). The book is divided into five sections: 1. Events of 1895, 2. The causes and beginning of the War, 3. Deportations, imprisonments, and massacres, 4. More specific accounts of massacres in particular cities and villages, and 5. The affairs of the Armenians and the activities of Gabriel Tappuni. Armalet goes into great detail for the events described and names names throughout. All of the Syriac churches are discussed, including Catholics in the east, as well as many incidents concerning the Armenians. This very significant historical work from an eyewitness to the events described will be welcomed by historians of the Middle East, World War I, and Eastern Christianity.

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Isaac Armalet

  • Series Foreword (page 5)
  • AU LECTEUR (page 9)
  • AL-KOUCARA (page 7)
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