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Religion : Church of the East

  • Mar Shimun Family Assyrian Patriarchs and History Editors' Pick - Mar Shimun Family website traces the history and biographies of the Church of the East Patriarchs including Mar Eashi Shimun, Mar Benyamin, Mar Poulus, and Mar Rowil.
    Posted: May-17-2008 | Visited: 570 | URL: http://marshimun.com

  • Assyrian Church News Editors' Pick - official news website of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East.
    Posted: Aug-20-2010 | Visited: 137 | URL: http://www.assyrianchurchnews.com

Religion : Syriac

  • Sister Hatune Foundation Editors' Pick - foundation is actively involved for the Women Empowerment project as well as energizing the education of poor in India and support on relief works for the Iraq Refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
    Posted: Oct-13-2010 | Visited: 54 | URL: https://hatunefoundation.de

Science

  • Tree of Life Editors' Pick - solving the mystery of the Tree of Life using decryption techniques, numerology, and ancient sacred text of Assyrians, Babylonians, Sumerians, Annunaki and Kabbalah.
    Posted: Nov-13-2012 | Visited: 44 | URL: https://sites.google.com/site/treeoflifedecode

Social Science : Centers

  • Iraq Museum Database Editors' Pick - the Oriental Institute Iraq Museum Database project is a worldwide effort to document and recover the items looted from the museum in April, 2003.
    Posted: Mar-22-2011 | Visited: 629 | URL: https://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/Iraqdatabasehome.htm

Social Science : Genocide

  • Assyrian Holocaust Popular! Editors' Pick - religious persecution and ethnic genocide of Assyrians in the Middle East.
    Assyrian Holocaust
    Posted: Aug-7-2000 | Visited: 930 | URL: https://www.atour.com/holocaust

  • Seyfo Center Editors' Pick - an Assyrian genocide research center with articles written in Swedish, Turkish, German and English.
    Posted: Jul-17-2009 | Visited: 119 | URL: http://www.seyfocenter.com

Society Culture

  • Songs of Assyria Popular! Editors' Pick - Assyrian songs in phonetic English, including Linda George, Juliana Jendo, Evin Aghassi, Sargon Gabriel, Ashur Sargis and more.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 2036 | URL: http://www.learnassyrian.com/songs

  • Nineveh On Line Popular! Editors' Pick - Nineveh, capital of the State of Assyria with Assyrian news and articles.
    Posted: May-13-2010 | Visited: 1316 | URL: http://www.nineveh.com

  • Assyrian Voice Network Popular! Editors' Pick - website features live voice and text chat with other Assyrians from around the world, including songs, pictures, yellow pages, message board, education, ICQ list and more.
    Posted: Nov-14-2000 | Visited: 1886 | URL: http://www.assyrianvoice.net

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To know your past, is to know yourself.

The work had been started to save a Christian church from falling into the hands of the Roman Catholics on one side or of the Presbyterians on another, or, far worse, from ceasing to resist the temptation to embrace Islam. These people had to pay double taxes because they were Christians, and could not get justice in the Courts because a case must never be given against a Mussulman (Moslem). The, Syrians (Assyrians) had suffered from massacres as cruel as the Armenians had undergone, but these things hardly ever found their way to the European papers.

-- The London Times, 4 June 1904.

Assyrian Holocaust - religious persecution and ethnic genocide of Assyrians in the Middle East.
Assyrian Holocaust | History Timeline | 1900's section 
 


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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