Assyrian people
The Assyrians (Syriac: ܣܘܪܝܝܐ), also known as Syriacs, Syrians, Arameans, and Chaldeans (see names of Syriac Christians), are an ethnic group whose origins lie in ancient Mesopotamia. They speak, ...
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History of the Assyrian people
The history of the Assyrian people begins with the formation of Assyria circa 2500 BC, followed by rise of the Akkadian Empire during the 24th century BC, in the early bronze age period. Sargon of Akk...
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Assyrian continuity
The Assyrian continuity claim deals with the assertion made by the modern Eastern Aramaic speaking Pre-Arab and Pre-Islamic Assyrian Christian Semites of northern Iraq, southeast Turkey, northeast Syr...
Athura
Athura (Neo-Aramaic for Assyria) was a geographical area within the Persian Achaemenid Empire held by the last nobility of Aššur (Akkadian), known as Athura (Neo-Aramaic) or Atouria (Greek), during th...
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Asuristan
Asōristān (Middle Persian: 𐭠𐭮𐭥𐭥𐭮𐭲𐭭 Asōristān / Asōrestān) was the name of the Sasanian provinces of Assyria and Babylonia, although the name Asorestan technically meant only Assyria which w...
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Massacres of Badr Khan
The Massacres of Bader Khan were a series of massacres carried out by the Turkish Emirs of Bohtan and Hakkari Badr Khan and Noorallah, against the Assyrians of Hakkari and Tiyari in the 1840s. The mas...
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Massacres of Diyarbakir (1895)
Massacres of Diyarbakir were massacres that took place in the Diyarbekir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire between the years of 1894-1896. The events were part of the Hamidian massacres and targeted the v...
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Simele massacre
The Simele massacre (Syriac: ܦܪܡܬܐ ܕܣܡܠܐ pramta d-Simele, Arabic: مذبحة سميل‎ maḏbaḥat Summayl) was a massacre committed by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Iraq during a campaign syst...
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Assyrians in Iraq
Assyrians in Iraq are those Assyrians still residing in the country of Iraq. They are (along with the Mandeans) the indigenous people of Iraq, descending from the ancient Mesopotamians, in particular...
2008 attacks on Christians in Mosul
2008 attacks on Christians in Mosul was a series of attacks which targeted the Christians in Mosul, Iraq. The Christians of Mosul who were already targeted during the Iraq War left the city en masse h...
Assyrian nationalism
Assyrian nationalism or Assyrianism increased in popularity in the late 19th century in a climate of increasing ethnic and religious persecution of the indigenous Assyrians of the Middle East.Assyrian...
Aramaeanism
The various ethnic communities of indigenous pre-Arab, Semitic and often Neo-Aramaic-speaking Christian people of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan Palestine and Israel, advocate different te...
Arabization
Arabization or Arabisation (Arabic: تعريب‎ taʻrīb) describes a growing cultural influence on a non-Arab area that gradually changes into one that speaks Arabic and/or incorporates Arab cultu...
Turkification
Turkification is the assimilation of individuals, entities, or cultures into the various historical Turkic states and cultures, such as the Ottoman Empire. As the Turkic states developed and grew ther...
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Names of Syriac Christians
The various ethnic communities of indigenous pre-Arab, Semitic and often Neo-Aramaic-speaking Christian people of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan Palestine and Israel, advocate different te...
Assyrian culture
Assyrian culture is that of the Assyrians, an Eastern Aramaic speaking Semitic race indigenous to northern Iraq, southeast Turkey, northeast Syria and northwest Iran. The Assyrian people gradually con...
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Assyrian/Syriac folk music
Assyrian/Syriac folk music (Syriac: ܡܘܣܝܩܝ ܣܦܝܢܘܬܐ ܐܬܘܪܝܬܐ/ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ) is the traditional music of the Assyrian people (also called by the theological terms Syriac Christians and Chaldean Catholics)....
Syriac sacral music
Syriac sacral music is music in the Syriac language as used in the liturgy of Syriac Christianity.Historically it is best known from and important for its part in the development of Christian sacred m...
Assyrian folk dance
Assyrian Folk Dances are dances that are performed throughout the world by Assyrians, mostly on occasions such as weddings. The most common social contexts of Assyrian dances are the Khigga (or Mishto...
Assyrian clothing
Assyrian clothing varies from village to village throughout the Assyrian homeland and beyond.
The earliest type of costume here is a rather elaborate shawl drapery worn without any tunic underneat...
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Assyrian cuisine
The cuisine of the indigenous Assyrian people from northern Iraq, north eastern Syria, north western Iran and south eastern Turkey is similar to other Middle Eastern cuisines. It is rich in grains, me...
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Genetic history of the Near East
The archaeogenetics of the Near East is the study of the genetics of past human populations (archaeogenetics) in the Ancient Near East using DNA from ancient remains. Researchers use Y-DNA, mtDNA and ...
Assyrian Genocide
The Assyrian genocide (also known as Sayfo or Seyfo, Syriac: ܩܛܠܐ ܕܥܡܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ or ܣܝܦܐ) refers to the mass slaughter of the Assyrian population of the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, in ...
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List of Assyrian kings
The list of Assyrian kings is compiled from the Assyrian King List, an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia (modern northern Iraq) with information added from recent archaeological findings. The As...
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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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Assyrians in Iran
Assyrians in Iran (Persian: آشوریان در ایران‎), or Iranian Assyrians, are an ethnoreligious and linguistic minority in present-day Iran. The Assyrians of Iran speak Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, a neo-...
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