Adiabene
Adiabene (from the Ancient Greek Ἀδιαβηνή, Adiabene, itself derived from Classical Syriac: ܚܕܝܐܒ, Ḥaḏy’aḇ or Ḥḏay’aḇ, Old Persian: Nodshirakan, Armenian: Նոր Շիրական, Nor Shirakan) was an ancient ...
List of Assyrian settlements
The following is a list of current Assyrian and towns and villages. A substantial number of Assyrians in the Middle East live in cities and not rural areas because of events during the 20th century (s...
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Sarsing
Sarsing or Sarsink (Syriac: ܣܪܣܢܓ) is an Assyrian village in Assyria in the Iraqi providence of Dohuk, northern Iraq.The name "Sarsing" derives from the Kurdish for "above (or) or upon chest". The...
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Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Alquoch
The Eparchy of Alqosh is the Chaldaean rite eparchy in Iraq, that was established in 1960.The bishop is dependent to the Patriarch of Babylon.
Bishops and archbishops of the Eparchy and their term...
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Dioceses of the Syriac Orthodox Church
Dioceses of the Syrian Orthodox ChurchIn the period of its greatest expansion, in the tenth century, the Syrian Orthodox Church had around 20 metropolitan dioceses and a little over a hundred suffraga...
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Meharaspes
Meharaspes (Iranian: Mehrasp) was the Parthian client king of Adiabene in the early 2nd century CE. He was defeated by Trajan in 116; Adiabene was incorporated into the short-lived Roman province of M...
Maishan (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province)
The region of Maishan or Maysan (Syriac: ܡܝܫܢ) in southern Iraq and Kuwait was a metropolitan province of the Church of the East between the fifth and thirteenth centuries. The metropolitans of Maish...
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Chaldean Diocese of Amid
The Diocese of Amid (Diyarbakir) was a diocese or archdiocese of the Chaldean Church from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. From at least the 13th century the city of Amid had been part of the D...
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Helena of Adiabene
Helena of Adiabene (Hebrew: הלני המלכה‎) (d. ca. 50-56 CE) was queen of Adiabene and wife of Monobaz I. With her husband she was the mother of Izates II and Monobaz II. Helena became a convert t...
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Merv (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province)
Merv was a metropolitan province of the Church of the East between the fifth and eleventh centuries, with several known suffragan dioceses.
At least one East Syrian diocese in Khorasan existed by ...
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Simele
Simele or Sumail (Kurdish: Sêmêl, Syriac: ܣܡܠܐ, Arabic:سميل) is an historically Assyrian town located in the Iraqi province of Dohuk and part of Iraqi Kurdistan. The city is on the main road that...
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Tel Patriq (West Syrian Diocese)
Tel Patriq was a diocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church near Melitene (Malatya), attested during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
The main primary source for the Jacobite bishops of Tel Patriq i...
India (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province)
India (Syriac: Beth Hindaye) was an ecclesiastical province of the Church of the East, at least nominally, from the seventh to the sixteenth century. The Malabar Coast of India had long been home to a...
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Adarbaigan (East Syrian Diocese)
Adarbaigan was one of the classical dioceses of the Church of the East. The diocese, attested between the fifth and eighth centuries, was centred on the town of Ganzak and was included in the metropol...
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Ishoyahb III
Ishoʿyahb III of Adiabene was Patriarch of the Church of the East from 649 to 659.
Brief accounts of Ishoʿyahb's patriarchate are given in the Ecclesiastical Chronicle of the Jacobite writer Bar H...
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Henana of Adiabene
Henana of Adiabene was director of the School of Nisibis, the theological center of the Church of the East (571 - 610).His predecessor was Abraham of Beth Rabban who had worked hard to make the legacy...
Akkadian Empire
44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100 The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/ was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding reg...
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Assyria
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
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Qlaudia (West Syrian Diocese)
Qlaudia (or Claudia) was a diocese in the Jacobite metropolitan province of Melitene (Malatya), attested between the tenth and thirteenth centuries. Sixteen Jacobite bishops of Qlaudia are mentioned ...
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Kashkar (East Syrian Diocese)
The Diocese of Kashkar, sometimes called Kaskar, was the senior diocese in the Church of the East's Province of the Patriarch. The diocese is attested between the fourth and the twelfth centuries. T...
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Ananias of Adiabene
Ananias of Adiabene (/ˌænəˈnaɪəs/; c. 15 BCE – c. 30 CE) was a Jewish merchant and mendicant proselytizer, probably of Hellenistic origin, who, in the opening years of the common era, was promin...
Hadath (West Syrian Diocese)
Hadath (or Hadeth, Syriac: ܚܕܬ) was a diocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the Malatya region of what is now Turkey, attested between the eighth and eleventh centuries. It was based in the tow...
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Hadath
Al-Ḥadath al-Ḥamrā' (Arabic for "Hadath the Red") or Adata (Greek: Ἃδατα) was a town and fortress near the Taurus Mountains (modern southeastern Turkey), which played an important role in the Byza...
Izates bar Monobaz
Izates II (Ἰζάτης), son of Monobaz (Μονόβαζος), or Izates bar Monobaz (also known as Izaates, Persian: ایزد‎ or Hebrew: זוטוס בן מונבז‎) (ca. 1-55 CE) was a king of the Parthian client kin...