Aramaean

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a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC

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of or relating to Aram or to its inhabitants or their culture or their language

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It also includes a sacred marriage ritual, laments over the destruction of Rash/Arash (the original home of the Arameans who produced the text), and many other texts of typically Mesopotamian genres.
In February, Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I and representatives of Turkey's Arameans submitted their proposals in regards to what they expect from Turkey's new constitution to a sub-commission of the inter-party Constitutional Reconciliation Commission.
Those committee members who remained with Armenian, Greek and Aramean blood on their hands bowed their heads to the Kemalists, joining the ranks.
Today, Arameans can receive education in their mother tongue at the Deyrulzafaran Monastery in Mardin.
There are roughly 25,000 Arameans in Turkey and 85 percent of their population lives in ystanbul.
William Schniedewind studies "The Rise of the Aramean States" especially through Assyrian eyes, concluding reasonably that the "Arameans were not so much an ethnic group as a social group" in spite of sharing the same language.
Arameans (Syriacs) in Syria have said that their churches have been burnt down and have suggested that radical elements like al-Qaeda have been intimidating them.
The golden calf may have been taken either by Arameans or Assyrians as a trophy of war.
How is it that the historic monastery of the Aramean Church, Mor Gabriel, in Mardin has been declared property "stolen" by the Arameans and designated to be returned to the state by the Supreme Court of Appeals?
In this regard, I do not think it is surprising that these cases and the return of the Arameans from abroad to their homeland somehow coincided.
Kaufman, dans Arameans, Aramaic and the Aramaic Literary Tradition, et.
According to legend, oppressed Arameans, fearing to set foot on the street, would paint those patterns on the ceilings of their homes to alleviate their yearning to see the sky.
Wayne Pitard examines areas where new insights about the relationship of pastoral nomads to urban dwellers have had impact, including the origins of the Arameans living in the middle Euphrates and Habur River valleys in the twelfth century.
The main activities of the Chaldeans were cultivation of grain and dates and cattle-breeding, while the Arameans were predominantly semi-nomadic sheep herders.
The party also highlights diversity among their deputies in an effort to have representative voices for all identities, with Armenian, Yazidis, Arameans (Syriacs), Bosnians and Pomaks along with Turks and Kurds.