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Arts

  • CalligRam Popular! Editors' Pick - official website and home to original Assyrian calligraphy by the renowned calligraphist, Issa Benyamin.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 704 | URL: http://www.calligram.com

  • Kristopher Khoury Popular! Editors' Pick - the personal and professional website of Kris Khoury Interactive.
    Posted: Feb-18-2002 | Visited: 684 | URL: http://www.kriskhoury.com

  • Stonelock Pictures Popular! Editors' Pick - an excellent catalog of award-winning films such as “Gilgamesh” (trailer) produced by Beni Atoori, with photos, trailers, and products.
    Posted: May-15-2003 | Visited: 830 | URL: http://www.stonelockpictures.com

Arts : Artists

  • Adam Odisho Popular! Editors' Pick - the gallery of Adam Odisho, an Assyrian artist from Sweden.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 1681 | URL: http://www.atour.com/~adam/

  • Hanna Al-Haek Popular! Editors' Pick - the gallery of Hanna Al-Haek, an Assyrian artist from Sweden.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 710 | URL: http://www.atour.com/hanna

  • Edward Hydo Popular! Editors' Pick - the gallery of Edward Hydo, an Assyrian artist in Australia.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 877 | URL: http://www.atour.com/~edhydo/

Arts : Singers

  • Walter Aziz Popular! Editors' Pick - official website of the Assyrian pop singer Walter Aziz.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 1857 | URL: http://www.walteraziz.com

Business

  • Betet Skara Popular! Editors' Pick - an INTO-Europe Project in Antwerp, Belgium, of integrational employment of refugees who design and manufacture traditional Assyrian weaved textiles and clothes, based on traditional crafts of the Middle East.
    Betet Skara | Bisschopstraat 18 | B-2060 | Antwerpen, Belgium
    T: +32 (0) 3 235 36 42 | F: +32 (0) 3 235 36 42

    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 1069 | URL: http://www.atour.com/media/files/directory/organizations/betet-skara/Betet-Skara-ImmigrationCaseStudy.pdf

Business : Stores

  • Waw Allap Popular! Editors' Pick - purchase Assyrian artifact replicas, wearables, galleries, jewelry, music, videos, books and other gifts securely online. See also: made4museum.com
    Etana Inc. dba Waw Allap | 116 Harvard Ave. | Claremont CA 91711 USA | T: 909-319-8030

    Waw Allap
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 1383 | URL: https://www.wawallap.com

Education

  • 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

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The expedition of the Pasha of Mosul against the mountain Nestorians has been attended with the most deplorable success, and that success stained, as was to be expected, from the co-operation of the his savage auxillaries the Kurds, with every sort of atrocity. The houses of the wretched inhabitants were fired, and they themselves hunted down like wild beasts and exterminated. Neither sex nor age met with favour or mercy; the mother, brothers, and sisters of the patriarch were the objects of peculiar barbarity, the former being literally sawed in two, and the latter most shockingly mangled and mutilated.

1843, The London Times: Massacre of the Nestorian Christians

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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
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» 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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