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From Baghdad with tears to California with Hopes

Sep-24-2013 at 07:00 AM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

From Baghdad with tears to California with Hopes (Paperback)
by Shimshon Antar

Purchase Information: Lulu

From Baghdad with tears to California with Hopes (Paperback)
by Shimshon Antar

Book Details

  • ISBN: 9781483401157
  • Copyright: Shimshon Antar (Standard Copyright License)
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Lulu Publishing
  • Published: August 19, 2013
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 120
  • Binding: Perfect-bound Paperback
  • Interior Ink: Black & white
  • Weight: 0.51 lbs.
  • Dimensions (inches): 6 wide x 9 tall

Book Dedication

I owe this autobiography to our children and grandchildren. May they know where their ancestors came from and how we lived so that they can appreciate living in this blessed land of the United States.

About the author

Shimshon Antar — an Assyrian Christian was born on May 25, 1937 in Mosul, Iraq. The author was educated in private American Jesuits schools. As a graduate from the best high school and university in the whole Middle East, his future seemed very bright. However life has its own twists and tragedies.


From Baghdad with tears to California with Hopes
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Assyria \ã-'sir-é-ä\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and eastern Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

Ethnicity, Religion, Language
» Israeli, Jewish, Hebrew
» Assyrian, Christian, Aramaic
» Saudi Arabian, Muslim, Arabic
Assyrian \ã-'sir-é-an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, Chaldean, Chaldo, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Kaldany, Kaldu, Kasdu, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, Suryoyo and Telkeffee. — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar-é-'máik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Suryoyo, Swadaya and Turoyo.

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