\hˈat͡ʃɪk ɒskˈanɪən], \hˈatʃɪk ɒskˈanɪən], \h_ˈa_tʃ_ɪ_k ɒ_s_k_ˈa_n_ɪ__ə_n]\
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An Armeno-Turkish author, resident in New York; born in Constantinople, April 23, 1818, of Armenian parents. He was educated in the United States, established an Armenian paper in Constantinople in 1841, and was afterwards in the official employ of the Turkish government. He wrote in Armenian: "Acaby", a satirical romance (1849); "Veronica" (1851); and a child's book, "Bedig". He published in New York "The Sultan and his People" (1857), a remarkably popular work.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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