Dr Altounyan Recalls the Cholera Epidemic of 1894

Taqui Altounyan, the inspiration for Titty in Arthur Ransome‚Äôs Swallows and Amazons, begins her delightful memoir In Aleppo Once with a description of her paternal grandfather.    He started serious life so early. At the age of seven, when his father died, leaving him in charge of his three brothers, he decided to be a doctor.Continue reading “Dr Altounyan Recalls the Cholera Epidemic of 1894”