said the Jew, ``on every hand the spoilers arise against me I am given as a prey unto the Assyrian
, and a prey unto him of Egypt.
Isaac Adams, a Presbyterian minister and medical missionary, encouraged Christian Assyrians
to immigrate to Canada.
Such was the possibility in 701 BC, when the Assyrians
under Sennacherib once again invaded the Near East to put down another local attempt at rebellion.
The conquering power of the Assyrians
was on the march.
Just this week, 7,000 Assyrians
left Baghdad for Northern Iraq.
are everywhere in the Middle East, but we have no country.
During a long period of decline, Babylon is dominated for two centuries by a warrior people called the Assyrians
Iraq is home to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world, made up largely of ethnic Assyrians
, an ancient people who speak a modern form of Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke," observes the Knight-Ridder account.
After centuries of political struggles in the ancient Near East, the people known as the Assyrians
came to power by about 1,400 bc After 1,000 bc, the Assyrians
began to conquer neighboring peoples, and by the end of the ninth century bc, controlled most of Mesopotamia.
Empire evolved and refined these achievements but there had been civilization, and empires, in Mesopotamia before the rise of the Assyrians
Though Rome has upheld the validity of Orthodox sacraments in general, and signed a common Christological declaration with the Assyrians
in 1994, this particular rite had long been in doubt.
Religious Minorities in Iran deals with the remaining 2 percent composed of Christians (Armenians, Assyrians
, Chaldeans, Iranian Christian converts), Jews, Zoroastrians, and Bahais.
A capable warrior-king, he played a pivotal role in defeating the Assyrians
, but was unable to maintain his father's empire.
Younadam Kanna, one of the five IGC visiting members and the Secretary General of the Assyrian
Democratic Movement (ADM), will travel to Chicago (Illinois), the San Francisco/San Jose Greater Bay Area, Modesto, and Los Angeles (California), Phoenix (Arizona), and Southfield (Michigan) to meet with Assyrian
) groups, and deliver speeches about the general situation in Iraq and the conditions of the Chaldo-Assyrians
What makes this attack unusual is that ISIL released 25 hostages yesterday after they kidnapped 180 Assyrians
from the village of Khabour earlier in the year," the Arab media said.