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Social Science : Genocide

  • Seyfo Center Editors' Pick - an Assyrian genocide research center with articles written in Swedish, Turkish, German and English.
    Posted: Jul-17-2009 | Visited: 117 | 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: 2034 | 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: 1313 | 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: 1879 | URL: http://www.assyrianvoice.net

  • Assyrian Nation Network Popular! Editors' Pick - web directory, music, chat, photo album, entertainment and more.
    Posted: Apr-12-2003 | Visited: 758 | URL: http://www.assyriannation.com

  • Assyrian Levies RAF Editors' Pick - historical information consisting of photographs and interviews with the Assyrian Levies (1918-1955).
    Posted: Jun-26-2003 | Visited: 456 | URL: http://assyrianlevies.info

  • Christians of Iraq Editors' Pick - articles about Assyrians, Christians in Iraq with sidenotes on the origin and history of Christian Minorities in Iraq from past to present.
    Posted: Feb-26-2010 | Visited: 21 | URL: http://www.christiansofiraq.com

  • AssyrianStart Editors' Pick - an Assyrian portal website with news, forums, galleries, and community features.
    Posted: Aug-4-2010 | Visited: 25 | URL: http://www.assyrianstart.com

  • Assyrian Festival Editors' Pick - an annual celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians in San Jose, California USA.
    Posted: Aug-19-2010 | Visited: 33 | URL: http://assyrianfestival.com

  • Nala4u Editors' Pick - a cultural website with historical and news information from the Valley of Nahla in Bet-Nahren, Assyria.
    Posted: Jun-22-2011 | Visited: 18 | URL: http://nala4u.com

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To know your past, is to know yourself.

In Urmia, the largest and wealthiest Nestorian village, Gulpashan, which had been spared by payments of large sums of money, was given over to plunder by the returning Kurds. The men of the village were all taken out to the cemetery and killed; the women and girls treated barbarously. Sixty men were taken out of the French Mission, where they had taken refuge, and shot. Others have been hanged. The Swiss teacher of the missionaries' children has died of typhoid.

-- 1915: Letter of Rev. Robert M. Labaree to His Mother

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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