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Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 557
Heading: Scotch Missionary School in Eastern Russia, Etc. Tiflis, July 15
Category: Geography Russian Empire Demography Education Libraries Statistics Printing
Topic: [A Scottish school in Tiflis, with forty Armenian pupils, teaches the Christian religion, the Armenian language, arithmetic, writing, Greek, Latin and English. Of the six Tartar schools in the area, five teach the Tartar and Persian languages and Persian history, the other teaches the Mahomedan religion, Arabic, arithmetic, astrology and medicine. (The Athenaeum puts an exclamation mark after "astrology"). There are also two Armenian schools which just teach reading Armenian, there being widespread illiteracy]
Source: St. Petersburg Gazette
Ed`s Mark: SMITH
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