Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran
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Assyrian-Chaldean Christians in Eastern Turkey and Iran their last homeland re-charted by J. C. J. Sanders

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Published by A.A. Brediusstichting in Hernen .
Written in English


  • Assyrians -- Turkey -- History.,
  • Assyrians -- Iran -- History.,
  • Nestorians -- Turkey -- History.,
  • Nestorians -- Iran -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementDr. J.C.J. Sanders.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18399032M
ISBN 109090134107

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Assyrians/Syriacs in Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Süryaniler) are an indigenous Semitic-speaking ethnic group and minority of Turkey who are Eastern Aramaic–speaking Christians, with most being members of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Chaldean Catholic Church, Assyrian Pentecostal Church, Assyrian Evangelical Church, or Ancient Church of the East.. The Assyrian were once .   The Assyrian people, also known as Syriacs, are an ethnic population native to the Middle East. They are predominantly Christian and claim heritage from Assyria, originating from BC in ancient Mesopotamia. Discover 10 things to . The Christian minorities are being put even more in between the conflict, since they are seen as allies to the US," says Cristina Chamoun, who is responsible for media outreach for the report. Refugees in Jordan have no rights, since the country has not signed the UN convention of refugees, and the refugees are therefore, by the Jordanian state.   Most Chaldeans from Turkey split to the Chaldean catholic church from the Syriac orthodox church, and the ones in Iraq mostly converted from the church of the east year The name was quite literally given by Europeans because the area they lived in was called chaldea in the OT. (Someone can correct me if i’m wrong about this).

  by Amy Austin Holmes The borderlands between Turkey and Syria are dotted with small Syriac Christian churches. Last fall, bullets penetrated the wall of a church in the village of Tel Jihan in. In Turkey and Iran, similar practices were employed; whether Assyrians were forced by their governments or feared persecution for having a different surname, many Assyrians in Turkey in Iran were forced or felt coerced into taking Turkish or Persian surnames. Therefore, most Assyrians today still carry native Aramaic surnames. Among these communities are the Assyrians who trace their history back to early Christianity in today’s Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran. According to Joseph Yacoub, sociologist and historian specialized in Eastern Christians, human rights and minorities, the denomination of ‘Assyrians’ raises several questions as the word is often used not only to encompass Assyrians but also Chaldeans .   For starters, Chaldeans, which make up well over 80% of the Mesopotamian (Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Iran) Christian populace, firmly believe in Chaldeanism. Chaldeanism may be defined as of or relating to all aspects of Chaldean nationalism, identification, culture and all other sociological factors for belonging into Chaldeanity.