Tuesday, April 17, 2012

"The Greek Islands and Turkey After the War" by Henry Field - 1885 - FREE ebook


Available as a FREE Google ebook

by Henry Field ; Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York - 1885

CONTENTS

I. The Island of Cyprus


II. Along the Shores of Asia Minor.  Historical and Sacred Associations.  Alexander the Great and St. Paul


III. The Greek Archipelago.  Rhodes, Patmos, and Scio.  The Iliad of Homer and the Revelation of St. John


IV. Smyrna.  The Bay next to that of Naples.  Reminiscence of the Plaque.  Sir Charles Wilson.  The Old Castle.  Scene of the Martyrdom of Polycarp.  Visit to Ephesus


V. Mitylene and Troy.  Passing the Dardanelles


VI. Constantinople Revisited.  Changes in Six Years and a Half.  Among old Friends.  Visit to the Bazaars.  Varied Experiences of a Day


VII. St. Sophia and the Seraglio.  Forgery at the Ottoman Bank.  Excursion to the Princes Islands.  At the English Embassy.  Lord Dufferin


VIII. Americans in Constantinople.  The Western Turkey Mission:  Its Influence in Asiatic Turkey.  At the German Embassy.  Here Von Hirschfield


IX. American Institutions:  The Church, The School, and The College.  The Home at Scutari and Robert College.  English Soldiers and American Missionaries.


X. The Unspeakable Turk


XI. The Last of the Sultans


XII. The Black Sea and Free Bulgaria


XIII. How Deliverance Came.  The Story of the Massacres


XIV. The Story of the War


XV. The Kingdom of Roumania.  Up the Danube




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