Wednesday, April 25, 2012
"When I Was a Boy in Greece" by George Demetrios, published 1913 - FREE ebook
This book is available as a FREE Google ebook
By George Demetrios
Edited by John A. Huybers
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, Boston - 1913
CHAPTER I: Introductory.
Where I Take the Liberty of Pleading for My Own Language
CHAPTER II: A Macedonian Forest.
Our Forest —The Country Village —The Vlachs — Country People
CHAPTER III: Early Years, And School.
Early Years — Turkish Brigands — Grammar School —The Candles —A Sunday Walk — Our Teacher
CHAPTER IV: The Klephts ....
CHAPTER V: Village Life ....
CHAPTER VI: Customs.
CHAPTER VH: School Celebration . .
CHAPTER VIII: Winter - Evening Stories
CHAPTER IX: Death Of My Grandfather
CHAPTER X: An Historical Chapter.
Insurrection and Declaration of Independence, 1821 — Murder of the Patriarch — Massacres— Dr. Samuel G. Howe — His Description of the Massacre of Chios — Kanaris and His Fire-Ships
CHAPTER XI: The Disturbed State Of Macedonia.
Race Feuds — The " Comitadjis " and the " Andarte " — Greek and Bulgarian Bands — Turks at War with Both
CHAPTER XII: At Naoussa And Vodena.
Proclamation of Liberty, and Constitution
CHAPTER XIII: The " Young Turks," And The Taking Of Constantinople . .
George Demetrios ....
Greek Shepherd And His Flock ...
Greek Mountain Village
The Way The Turkish Lady Looked . .
A Macedonian Village
Greek Boy Arrested For Presenting A Petition To The Sultan