Biography of RaphaelKhan: Great Assyrian Leader
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 08:50 PM UT
Biography of RaphaelKhan: Great Assyrian Leader tells the long overdue true-life story of the renowned World War I Assyrian hero who fought on the side of the Allies (Britain, France and Russia) against the Ottoman Empire.
Biography of RaphaelKhan is a thrilling read, and an eye opener to a part of history from wartime Urmia/Persia, Hakkari/Turkey and mass exodus to Mesopotamia (Bet-Nahrain), and the final attempt to regain back the ancestral homelands. It's about survival of the small Assyrian nation, once 'Mighty Assyrian Empire' — the cradle of civilization — struggling to preserve its national identity against the evils of aggression and massacres perpetrated during WWI events (1914-1918).
The Assyrians and Armenians have suffered massive genocide over the last centuries. The Assyrians have lost control of their ancestral lands and are in a struggle for survival. Today, the Assyrian nation stands at a crossroad.
After studying at two universities (Al-Hikma Jesuit Missionary University and Nebraska Wesleyan University), author David L. Raphael spent the greater part of his life in foreign purchase, translation, copy editing, and as a cultural advisor. He is currently retired and spends his time studying and researching Assyrian history books. David intends to publish a thesaurus in the Assyrian language in the future. He lives with his wife and two sons in U.S.A.