Diary of Juan Gait (Hanna Ghayth)

Title

Diary of Juan Gait (Hanna Ghayth)
مذكرة ١٨٧٢ - ١٩٠٥

Description

Diary of Hanna Gaith (Juan Gait) who was from the town of Yabroud, Syria. The diary has 176 pages. In its first 24 pages Hanna wrote about the history of Yabroud and its "Christian inhabitants." (Although at the time he wrote this, two-thirds of the town's inhabitants were Muslim). Starting at page 25, and for the next hundred pages, he narrates his own childhood, education, ecclesiastical intrigues, and the politics of the Melkite Catholic church to which his family belonged. He dedicates the remainder of the diary to the story of his migration from Yabroud to La Cumbre, Argentina with details about the journey, and his initial commercial endeavors upon arrival in Argentina.
يوميات حنا غيث (خوان جايت) من بلدة يبرود السورية. تحتوي المذكرة على 176 صفحة. كتب حنا في صفحاتها الأربع والعشرين الأولى عن تاريخ يبرود و"سكانها المسيحيين". (على الرغم من أنه في وقت كتابة هذا المقال، كان ثلثا سكان المدينة مسلمين). بدءًا من الصفحة 25، وعلى مدى المائة صفحة التالية، يروي طفولته وتعليمه والدسائس وسياسة الكنيسة الملكية الكاثوليكية التي تنتمي إليها عائلته. ويخصص ما تبقى من المذكرات لقصة هجرته من يبرود إلى لا كامبري بالأرجنتين مع تفاصيل حول الرحلة ومساعيه التجارية الأولية عند وصوله إلى الأرجنتين.

Source

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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Identifier

kc0066_01_01_1873diary_wm

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0066/kc0066_01_01_1873diary_wm.pdf

Citation

Juan Gait (Hanna Ghayth) and حنا غيث, “Diary of Juan Gait (Hanna Ghayth),” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed June 14, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/83209.