3122) Turks And Europe: Excerpts And Comments

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P.274: Each of the four districts o Zeitun was governed by the chief who had assumed the title of “ishehan” or prince, a kind of nobleman whom the Turkish villages had to pay some taxes collected by special agents….

The Armenians had already refused to pay the taxes and had rebelled between 1782 and 1851 at which time the Turkish incensed at the looting and exactions of the Armenian mountaineers, left their farms and emigrated
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