Voices of Truth: The First Genocides of the Twentieth Century
George Horton: Word Analysis
Excerpts from Rev. Henry H. Riggs, who was a American missionary in Kharpert (Harput)
Eyewitness report from His Eminence, the Metropolitan
of Ephesus, Chrysostomos Hatgistavrou, to the Ecumenical Patriarch, Meletios
IV, in Constantinople concerning the destruction of Smyrna. Bishop Chrysostomos
was visiting Smyrna at the time, and wrote the report after arranging for temporary help for refugees from the massacre.
This report has been published as the Appendix to Sofia Kostos's collection of newsreports Before the Silence, which can be obtained from the publisher, Gorgias Press. Click on this sentence for the direct link..
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