Thursday, May 01, 2008

Smyrna, 1922 | End of an era | Greece & Turkey

Smyrna, 1922 | End of an era | "In addition to the Greeks, Armenians, Jews and Turks, there were also Americans and Britons and what Giles Milton calls the “Levantines”, rich families of European descent, who spoke half a dozen languages and occupied vast villas. Their dynasties dominated the trade and industry of the region."

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