After spending 35 years as a missionary in Turkey, Cyrus Hamlin was forced to move back to the United States after a brutal conflict erupted. Among the Turks is his recounting of his missionary years, as well as a history of the Turkish Empire. Touching upon the social life, educational institutions, laws, religion, reforms, military character, and people of Turkey, Hamlin describes the evangelical efforts he and others made around the country, as well as his role in founding Robert College in what was then Istanbul.
- Inspirational account of Cyrus Hamlin's 35 years as a missionary worker
- Detailed survey of nineteenth century Turkish society
- All Scripture references are linked directly to the Bibles in your Logos Library
Praise for the Print Edition
His wide awake ‘all around’ intelligence, adaptiveness, and versatility, with thorough consecration to the work of a missionary, have enabled him, during 35 years. to do an immense amount of good.
- Title: Among the Turks
- Author: Cyrus Hamlin
- Publisher: Robert Carter
- Publication Date: 1878
- Pages: 396
About Cyrus Hamlin
Cyrus Hamlin (1811–1900) was born at Waterford, Maine and graduated from Bowdoin College and Bangor Theological Seminary. He left the United States in 1838 as a missionary to Turkey, where he lived and worked for thirty five years. Upon his return to the United States, he served as president of Middlebury College in Vermont.