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  • Frederick A. Aprim Editors' Pick - official website of the world renowned Assyrian author and historian, featuring his important articles and books.
    Frederick A. Aprim
    Posted: Sep-3-2008 | Visited: 238 | URL: http://www.fredaprim.com

  • Shlama Mechelen Editors' Pick - an educational and cultural web magazine focusing on Assyrian topics in Belgium and worldwide, with its original material and illustrated articles written in Dutch or English and published online.
    Posted: Dec-12-2008 | Visited: 201 | URL: http://www.shlama.be

  • Teach Yourself Modern Syriac CD-ROM Popular! Editors' Pick - the fastest and easiest way to learn the modern Assyrian [Aramaic, Syriac, Surayt] language on your computer.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 904 | URL: http://www.esarhaddon.com

  • Alapbeth - Neo-Aramaic children's resources from around the world.
    Posted: Jul-18-2014 | Visited: 48 | URL: http://www.alapbeth.com

  • Assyrians for Education - a non-profit organization promoting education in the Assyrian communities.
    Posted: Nov-26-2013 | Visited: 25 | URL: http://assyriansforeducation.org

  • Canadian Society for Syriac Studies - the CSSS organizes public lectures and one yearly symposium, and publishes its academic journal JCSSS, all about the history, culture, art and archaeology of the communities that use Aramaic as its language. The CSSS is academic with no political or ideological agenda or affiliations and is located at the University of Toronto, Canada.
    Posted: Mar-24-2003 | Visited: 355 | URL: http://csss.nmc.utoronto.ca

  • Gilgamesh Summary - a summary of the Old Babylonian heroic poem, Gilgamesh, which describes the legendary story of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 444 | URL: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/MESO/GILG.HTM

  • Joe David - official website of Joe David, an author, writer, and teacher.
    Posted: Jul-10-2013 | Visited: 31 | URL: http://bfat.com

  • Michael Marogil Mammoo - list of books written by Rabi Michael Marogil Mammoo, an Assyrian author and resident of Sweden.
    Posted: May-22-2001 | Visited: 374 | URL: http://www.atour.com/~mammoo

  • Rinyo Organization Editors' Pick - preserves our Assyrian culture and language through the publishing of books and development of electronic applications for mobile devices and other interactive technologies, in various languages, including Aramaic [Syriac|Surit|Surayt], English, German, Arabic and Dutch.
    RO | T: 1-765-34-RINYO (74696)

    Posted: May-25-2016 | Visited: 28 | URL: http://www.rinyo.org

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Still the ghastly procession of the dead marches on. Between seven and eight hundred have died so far. A great many are able to get plain wooden coffins for their dead now, but the great mass are just dropped in the great trench of rotting humanity. As I stand at my window in the morning, I see one after another of the little bodies carried by, wrapped mostly in a ragged piece of patch-work; and the condition of the living is more pitiful than that of the dead - hungry, ragged, dirty sick, cold, wet, swarming with vermin - thousands of them! Not for all the wealth of all the rulers of Europe would I bear for one hour their responsibility for the suffering and misery of this one little corner of the world alone. A helpless, unarmed Christian community turned over to the sword and the passion of Islam!

— Miss Mary Schauffler Platt

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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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