Vartan of Nazareth : missionary and medical pioneer in the nineteenth-century Middle East (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Vartan of Nazareth : missionary and medical pioneer in the nineteenth-century Middle East
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Vartan of Nazareth : missionary and medical pioneer in the nineteenth-century Middle East

Author: Malcolm Billings
Publisher: London : Paul Holberton publishing, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traces the remarkable life of Pacradooni Kaloost Vartan, the son of a poor Armenian tailor in Constantinople. Born in 1835 at a time of great change in the Ottoman Empire, the young Vartan attended the first American missionary school in the imperial city. He joined the British Army as an interpreter in the Crimea and, having witnessed the rigours of battlefield medicine, was drawn to a career as a surgeon and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Pacradooni Kaloost Vartan; Pacradooni Kaloost Vartan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Billings
ISBN: 1907372431 9781907372438
OCLC Number: 810257405
Notes: "Published to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Nazareth Hospital."--Title page verso.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: The sultan's capital --
Bebek Seminary --
Crusade in Crimea --
Mission to graduate --
Magic and medicine --
Hospital and dispensary --
A gathering storm --
End of an era --
A new beginning --
Vartan's legacy.
Responsibility: Malcolm Billings.
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Vartan of Nazareth is the little-known story of a medical hero who founded a hospital in Nazareth 150 years ago. This book traces the remarkable story of Pacarooni Kaloost Vartan, the son of a poor  Read more...

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