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Account about Macedonia – “The modern Traveller” published in 1830

Account about Macedonia – “The modern Traveller” published in 1830

When Dr. Clarke was at Salonica in 1801, Mr Charnaud, theenglish consul, estimated the population a only 53,000, of whom, 15000 were supposed to be Jews, 80000 Greeks and the rest Turks. Beaujour stats it at 60,000 including about 16,000 Greeks, 12,000 Jews, 30,000 Turks, and 2000 Franks, Tchingenais (gipsies), blacks and Mamins, “a race half Turks, half Jews”. The […]

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Protestant Mission Among the Bulgarians – William Paine Clarke 1909

Protestant Mission Among the Bulgarians – William Paine Clarke 1909

Protestant missionaries in Macedonia say that the main language spoken is Bulgarian with Greek, Vlach, and Servian and certainly no sign of “Macedonci” language.   By ChicagoGeorge

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