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The culture of Armenian philanthropy in Saint Petersburg in the early 20th century

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2019, No. 1)

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Page : 6-6

Keywords : Armenian Church; community; Saint Petersburg; charity; refugees;

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The article studies characteristics of charity in Armenian community of Saint Petersburg in the early 20th century. It appears the main feature of charity in the capital's Armenian community in the early 20th century. There was a wide geographical coverage of church and public charity activities. The charity, especially in the connection with World War I, involved wide sections of the Armenian population. Armenian students, who helped personally and raised money for refugees, played a significant role in this process. The basis of the presented work are unpublished correspondence within the church structure, personal files of Armenian students, scholarship holders and published reports of the Council on property management of Saint Petersburg Armenian Churches, periodicals.

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