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Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran

J. C. J. Sanders

Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran

their last homeland re-charted

by J. C. J. Sanders

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Published by A.A. Brediusstichting in Hernen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assyrians -- Turkey -- History.,
  • Assyrians -- Iran -- History.,
  • Nestorians -- Turkey -- History.,
  • Nestorians -- Iran -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDr. J.C.J. Sanders.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18399032M
    ISBN 109090134107

      Pervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, according to a report commissioned. The Assyrian genocide (Syriac: ܩܛܠܥܡܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ ‎, romanized: Qṭālʿammā Sūryāyā), also known as Sayfo or Seyfo (ܣܝܦܐ, literally meaning "sword"; see below) was the mass slaughter of the Assyrian population of the Ottoman Empire and those in neighbouring Persia by Ottoman troops during the First World War, in conjunction with the Armenian and Greek genocides.

      The Assyrian Church of the East records that the Apostle Thomas himself converted the Assyrians to Christianity within a generation after the death of Christ. Christianity was 'well established and.   She is the author of several books on Middle East society, including My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Crisis () and The Merchant of Syria (), a socio-economic history.

    Islam is the largest religion in Turkey according to the state, with % of the population being automatically registered by the state as Muslim, for anyone whose parents are not of any other officially recognised religion and the remaining % are Christians or adherents of other officially recognised religions. Due to the nature of this method, the official number of Muslims include. A recent report commissioned by the British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, highlights the extent of global persecution of Christians, especially in the Middle East and North Africa where persecution is rising to the level of genocide.. Hunt, an Anglican, has made the issue of Christian persecution one of the major themes of his foreign secretaryship, notes The Guardian.


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Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran by J. C. J. Sanders Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran” by Dr. C.J. Sanders Dr. Sanders made many journeys -on his own or together with students- to towns in Eastern Turkey such as Seert and Van, which are mentioned in this atlas, and from those to Syria via Nisibis, the town of Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran book Ephrem the Syrian (d.

↑ “Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran” by Dr. C.J. Sanders Dr. Sanders made many journeys -on his own or together with students- to towns in Eastern Turkey such as Seert and Van, which are mentioned in this atlas, and from those to Syria via Nisibis, the town of Saint Ephrem the Syrian (d.

He also made occasional visits to Northern Iraq, to. Three dioceses are in Iran, the others in Turkey. The liturgical language of the Chaldean Catholic Church is Syriac and the liturgy of the Chaldean Church is written in the Syriac alphabet.

The literary revival in the early 20th century was mostly due to the Lazarist Pere Bedjan, an ethnic Assyrian Chaldean Catholic from northwestern lia: 17, ().

Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is a Northeastern Neo-Aramaic language [3] spoken throughout a large region stretching from the plain of Urmia, in northwestern Iran, to the Nineveh plains, in northern Iraq, together with parts of southeastern ally in view of the very early establishment of Christianity in Assyria and its continuity to the present and the continuity of the population.

Aramaic is still the liturgical language of Eastern Christians: Syriac (Western dialect) and Chaldean (Eastern dialect). Aramaic survived in some villages in Turkey, Syria, Iran, Irak, under. Iraqi Christians, Arameans ("Assyrians", Chaldeans) Jacob of Urhoy (Urfa, in Turkey) Testimonies of the brilliant historians of the Syrian Church of Antioch on the Aramean origin of our nation.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter. Assyrians/Syriacs in Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Süryaniler) are an indigenous Semitic-speaking ethnic group and minority of Turkey who are Eastern Aramaic–speaking Christians, with most being members of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Chaldean Catholic Church, Assyrian Pentecostal Church, Assyrian Evangelical Church, or Ancient Church of the East.

The Assyrian were once. The Assyrian people, also known as Syriacs, are an ethnic population native to the Middle East. They are predominantly Christian and claim heritage from Assyria, originating from BC in ancient Mesopotamia. Discover 10 things to. The Christian minorities are being put even more in between the conflict, since they are seen as allies to the US," says Cristina Chamoun, who is responsible for media outreach for the report.

Refugees in Jordan have no rights, since the country has not signed the UN convention of refugees, and the refugees are therefore, by the Jordanian state. Most Chaldeans from Turkey split to the Chaldean catholic church from the Syriac orthodox church, and the ones in Iraq mostly converted from the church of the east year The name was quite literally given by Europeans because the area they lived in was called chaldea in the OT.

(Someone can correct me if i’m wrong about this). by Amy Austin Holmes The borderlands between Turkey and Syria are dotted with small Syriac Christian churches. Last fall, bullets penetrated the wall of a church in the village of Tel Jihan in.

In Turkey and Iran, similar practices were employed; whether Assyrians were forced by their governments or feared persecution for having a different surname, many Assyrians in Turkey in Iran were forced or felt coerced into taking Turkish or Persian surnames.

Therefore, most Assyrians today still carry native Aramaic surnames. Among these communities are the Assyrians who trace their history back to early Christianity in today’s Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran.

According to Joseph Yacoub, sociologist and historian specialized in Eastern Christians, human rights and minorities, the denomination of ‘Assyrians’ raises several questions as the word is often used not only to encompass Assyrians but also Chaldeans. For starters, Chaldeans, which make up well over 80% of the Mesopotamian (Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Iran) Christian populace, firmly believe in Chaldeanism.

Chaldeanism may be defined as of or relating to all aspects of Chaldean nationalism, identification, culture and all other sociological factors for belonging into Chaldeanity. Assyria is the homeland of the Assyrian people; it is located in the ancient Near East.

In prehistoric times, the region that was to become known as Assyria (and Subartu) was home to Neanderthals such as the remains of those which have been found at the Shanidar earliest Neolithic sites in Assyria belonged to the Jarmo culture c.

BC and Tell Hassuna. In Turkey and across the Middle East and Europe, evangelical Christians are converting Muslim refugees eager to emigrate to the West.

The refugees in Turkey escaped Iran, where conversion to. THE Assyrian Christians - also known as Syriacs - are an ancient branch of Christianity based in the Middle East. By Peter Henn PUBLISHED:Tue,   Assyrian Christians — often simply referred to as Assyrians — are an ethnic minority group whose origins lie in the Assyrian Empire, a major power in the ancient Middle East.

The Assyrian diaspora (Syriac: ܓܠܘܬܐ, Galuta, "exile") refers to Assyrians living in communities outside their ancestral Eastern Aramaic-speaking Assyrians are descendants of the ancient Assyrians, and are one of the few ancient Semitic ethnicities in the Near East who resisted Arabisation, Turkification and Islamisation during and after the Arab conquest of Iraq.

The book concludes that the Assyrian Christians are the product of Western Missionaries who came in the 19th Century and have brain-washed the Aramaean tribes of Hakaria (Turkey) and Uremia (Iran) to see themselves as Assyrians instead of Aramaeans Therefore, the Assyrian as a modern identity was introduced to the Western World in the 19th.

księżycowy wrote:'Aramaic' also traces back to the Neo-Babylonain empire, and to Biblical texts such as the book of Daniel. The terminology can be a bit confusing. But ultimately, do you want to learn to Speak a form of Syriac/Neo-Aramaic, or to read classical literature in it is the ultimate question.

But nowadays Assyrian/Chaldean refers to a Christian population within Iraq. It is a denonination that has its own independent history (although it has had with some ties both to East Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Christianity).The Assyrians of today are the indigenous Aramaic-speaking descendants of the ancient Assyrian people, one of the earliest civilizations emerging in the Middle East, and have a history spanning over years.

Assyrians are not Arabian, we are not Kurdish, our religion is not Islam. The Assyrians are Christian, with our own unique language, culture and heritage.