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ARMENIAN HISTORY: L'Empire Ottoman et L'indépendance de l'Eglise Arménienne

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A rare book in French language, written during World War I, in the time of the Armenian genocide, analyses contemporary situation of the Armenian Church in the Ottoman Empire and in the world.

 

Large 12°. 96 pp., original green wrappers with lettering (good, uncut example, wrappers with minor staining and tiny tears).

 

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A rare book in French language, written during World War I, in the time of the Armenian genocide, analyses contemporary situation of the Armenian Church in the Ottoman Empire and in the world.

The author Hrant (Hrand) Vartabed Hovasapian, from Armash, an Armenian town in the Ottoman Empire, was deported from his home town and imprisoned in Istanbul during the World War I. After his release he became briefly the editor of the Istanbul-based literary and political Armenian magazine Dajar, Տաճար, meaning the Cathedral in Armenian (Dadjar: revue religieuse, littéraire et politique = داجار ), before he immigrated to the United States.

References: OCLC 780208074. Cf.: Aram Antonean, Exile, Trauma, and Death: On the Road to Chankiri with Komitas Vartabed, 2010, p. 174.

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