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Historical Locations of the Church of the East
by Various Sources
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2000 09:06 pm CST


Patriarchate:

Seleucia-Ctesiphon (1st Century C.E. to 800) Baghdad (after 800)

Metropolitans in Mesopotamia/Persia:

Arbela
Azerbaijan
Bardaa
Basrah
Beth-garmai
Halwan
Jundishapur
Karkh
Kashkar
Mosul & Ninevah
Nisibis & Armenia
Rai
Rewardashir
Tabriz
Tripoli (Syria) & Jerusalem

Bishops in Mesopotamia/Persia:

Edessa
Hirah
Isfahan
Margha
Nishapur
Tirhan
Tus

Bishops in Arabia:

Beth Katraye (Oman)
Najran
Sana
Socotra

Metropolitans in China:

Hsi-an-fu (Xi'an)
Khanbalik (Beijing)
Tangut (Tibet)

Bishops in China:

Kan-chou (Shandan?)
Ning-hsia (Ningxia)
Ta-t'ung (Taiyuan)
Yang-chou (Changzhou?)

Metropolitan in India:

Patna

Metropolitans in Transoxiana/Turkestan:

Bukhara
Herat
Kashgar
Khotan
Merv
Navekath
Samarkand

Bishops in Transoxiana/Turkestan:

Almalyk (Yining/Gulja)
Balkh
Cambaluc (Karamay?)
Kara-Khoja (Urumchi?)
Kumul (Hami)
Turfan

Other areas of the Church of the East:

Arabia:

Aden
Dhofar (Mirbat)

China:

Chen-chiang (Shanghai)
Ch'eng-tu (Chengdu)
Ch'uan-chou (Quanzhou)
Hang-chou (Hangzhou)
Hsi-ning (Xining)
Kuang-chou (Guangzhou)
Tun-huang (Dunhuang)

India:

Bombay
Cranganore
Kottayam
Quilon

Transoxiana/Turkestan:
Kucha (Kuqa)



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