National Geographic : 1925 Nov
SUN-PAINTED SCENES IN TIIE NEAR EAST THEY MUST BEGIN SCHOOL ALL OVER AGAIN The tens of thousands of Moslem children, transferred under the Exchange of lPopulations from Greece, spoke only Greek, though their forefathers spoke only Turkish. I knce, upon landing in Asia Minor, they had to learn a new language. C) Autochromes Luniiere by Gervais Courtcllemont TIE FIRST-BORNN I IIIS CRADLE The first-born son shall, says the Koran, " have the preeminence above women because of all the advantages wherein God has caused the one to excel the other," and therefore he "shall claim a double share of any inheritance." Meanwhile, according to custom, he is lying packed in pulverized sand, and swaddled, and if he cries he will be given a piece of Turkish sweet wrapped in a rag.