Day archives: December 22nd, 2018

Albert Vandal on the Zeytun Highlanders

Albert Vandal on the Zeytun Highlanders

During the uprising of 1861-62 against the Turks, Zeytun residents sent two emissaries to Napoleon III with a request to intervene. In response, the emperor ordered to assess the situation, sending one of the officials of the French Embassy in Constantinople to Zeytun. As a result, a note was sent to the government of the …