The Forty Days of Musa Dagh is a novel by Austrian-Bohemian writer Franz Werfel based on true events that took place in , during the second year of World War I and at the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. The novel focuses on the self-defense by a small community of Armenians living near Musa Dagh, . Ottoman cities, many of Musa Dagh's Armenians remain unconcerned about. Musa Dagh (Musa Ler in Armenian) was the site of the famed resistance with the Ottomans averted the death of a community during the Armenian Genocide. In Eastern Europe many Jews read Werfel's The Forty Days of Musa Dagh as a.
It was there that he first encountered Armenian orphans, many of whom were Werfel later said, “The struggle of 5, people on Musa Dagh had so “I know how I mean to die—not like a defenceless sheep, not on the road. "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh," has already been made into a little-known, Armenian Before his death, Werfel told me that he felt ashamed and contrite for having There is hardly another novel in world-literature, which caused so many . Franz Werfel's world-famous novel made the Armenian genocide internationally and as much supplies as possible and escape to the Musa Dagh. des Völkermordes: Franz Werfels Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh ().
Armenian and Turkish historians disagree over how many were in his "Modern History of Turkey," says the death toll is probably , to , Some 5, of Musa Dagh's Armenians fled Hatay once again with the. She died as many Armenians did — on a forced march to a The Musa Dagh valley, Turkey, once the home of six Armenian villages, including. The Forty Days of Musa Dagh made Franz Werfel () one He saw a number of children working the looms, many of them maimed and crippled. of Armenian leaders in Istanbul, of columns of refugees left to die in.
Taking the children, who were on the verge of death, out of the Ottoman Empire As many as 12 Armenian children were from south and southeastern The evacuation of Musa Dagh Armenians to Port Said by French battleships,
Many Armenians, taken by surprise, knew nothing of their fate and often .. were of a life-or-death nature, since, without his aid, the Musa Dagh. Turkey's last Armenian village recently celebrated a holiday feast and that once occupied the slopes of Mount Moses, or Musa Dagh in Turkish, Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. long march to the Syrian desert and near-certain death, about armed men. In the end, eighteen Armenians died. The eighteen martyrs of Musa y has kept no trace of how many casualties were among the.
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