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The Imitation of Christ By Thomas à Kempis & Paul Bedjan (tr.)
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Paul Bedjan (1838–1920) was born in Khosrova in Salamas (Persia) where he was educated at a French Lazarist school. In 1856, Bedjan went to Paris to enter as a novice in the Lazarist order,... More > where he was ordained a priest in 1861 and returned to Persia. Following his work as a missionary among his own people in Urmia and Khosrova until the year 1880, he returned to Paris to pursue a career in editing and publishing books in Syriac and Eastern Assyrian until 1885. Bedjan then became head of the Sisters of Charity in Ans lez-Liège in Belgium. Between 1902 and his death in 1920, he lived in Köln-Nippes, where he devoted much of his time to writing. Of his works, the seven edited volumes of Lives of saints and martyrs and the five volumes of verse-homilies of Jacob of Serugh are the most significant. This book, which is a translation (from Latin) of the Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis, is Bedjan’s first book in Eastern Assyrian. Note that this book is in the Eastern Assyrian language.< Less
Assyrierna femtio år i Sverige By Svante Lundgren
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Våren 1967 kom den första gruppen assyrier till Sverige. Under de femtio år som gått sedan dess har assyrierna utvecklats till att idag utgöra en av de största... More > invandrargrupperna i landet. Många av dem är födda i Sverige och helt integrerade här. Andra har kommit nyligen på grund av den fortsatta förföljelse de får utstå i sina hemländer. I den här historiken beskrivs hur assyrierna anlände till Sverige, hur de etablerade kyrkor och föreningar här, hur debatten gick livlig om deras rätt att få stanna i landet, hur de har gjort sig gällande som företagare och inom fotbollen samt om hur deras relationer till det omkringliggande samhället har förändrats. Vi får höra olika röster berätta om erfarenheterna av att leva i det svenska samhället. Svante Lundgren är forskare vid Centrum för Mellanösternstudier vid Lunds universitet. Please note that this book is in Swedish.< Less
The Heirs of Patriarch Shaker By Augin Kurt Haninke
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The Heirs of Patriarch Shaker concerns Assyrian prelates who have opposed and damaged the Assyrian national identity over the last hundred years. The author has examined rare documents and presents... More > a unique study, focusing on four Syrian Orthodox patriarchs. The book starts with Patriarch Elias III Shaker, known as the Church leader who renounced any minority rights for his community. In contrast to these religious leaders, we find the struggle of the secular Assyrian national movement, which endeavored to unite its divided nation in order to save it from assimilation and annihilation. The successor of Patriarch Shaker, Afrem I Barsom, became an enemy of Assyrian intellectuals and patriots such as Farid Elias Nozha and Hanna Abdelke. Today, Assyrian ecclesiastical leaders still interfere in politics, thus making it difficult for secular Assyrian political parties to operate effectively. Augin Kurt Haninke is an Assyrian journalist and author.< Less
Narrative of a Visit to the Syrian (Jacobite) Church of Mesopotamia By Horatio Southgate
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This book is a narrative of Horatio Southgate’s encounters with the Assyrians and other Christian minorities in Mesopotamia and sheds light on the lives of these people and their churches in... More > the 19th Century. Horatio Southgate (1812–1894) was born in Portland, Maine. He was consecrated as a missionary bishop for the Ottoman Empire in 1844 and traveled several years in Mesopotamia and other parts of the Middle East.< Less
L'Église Chaldéenne Catholique autrefois et aujourd'hui By Joseph Tfinkdji
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This is a systematic statistics (by dioceses and villages) of the Chaldean Church that was collected by Joseph Tfinkdji, a Chaldean priest from Mardin, just before World War I (in 1913). This book... More > is in French.< Less
The Journal of Sefro Suryoyo, 1944–1949. Volume 4: June 1947 – May 1948 By Danho Maqdesi Elias (et.al) (Editor)
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Sefro Suryoyo was an Assyrian monthly publication published by the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria. It began publication in June 1944 and ceased in December 1949. Its editors were Mansur... More > Shilazi, Danho (Ghattas) Maqdesi Elias and Shukri Daraqji. The publication was in Arabic and Syriac and some of its contributors included Hanna Salman, Fawlos Gabriel, Abdelmasih Qarabashi, Yuhanon Dolabani, Yuhanon Qashisho, Pawlos Bet Dara and Ishoq bar Armalto. The scope of the journal covers history, poetry, philosophy, religion, education, healthcare, upbringing and news. These Nineveh Press editions reproduce all issues in five volumes as facsimile reprints. The original issues used for these reprints come from the private collection of Danho Maqdesi Elias. The journal was later donated to Igreja Sirian Ortodoxa Santa Maria in São Paulo, Brazil. It was made available for reprint by Hanibal Romanos with the help of Peter Sowmy. Volume 4 reproduces 12 issues from June 1947 through May 1948.< Less
The Journal of Sefro Suryoyo, 1944–1949. Volume 5: June 1948 – December 1949 By Danho Maqdesi Elias (et.al) (Editor)
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Sefro Suryoyo was an Assyrian monthly publication published by the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria. It began publication in June 1944 and ceased in December 1949. Its editors were Mansur... More > Shilazi, Danho (Ghattas) Maqdesi Elias and Shukri Daraqji. The publication was in Arabic and Syriac and some of its contributors included Hanna Salman, Fawlos Gabriel, Abdelmasih Qarabashi, Yuhanon Dolabani, Yuhanon Qashisho, Pawlos Bet Dara and Ishoq bar Armalto. The scope of the journal covers history, poetry, philosophy, religion, education, healthcare, upbringing and news. These Nineveh Press editions reproduce all issues in five volumes as facsimile reprints. The original issues used for these reprints come from the private collection of Danho Maqdesi Elias. The journal was later donated to Igreja Sirian Ortodoxa Santa Maria in São Paulo, Brazil. It was made available for reprint by Hanibal Romanos with the help of Peter Sowmy. Volume 1 reproduces 12 issues from June 1948 through December 1949.< Less
The Journal of Sefro Suryoyo, 1944–1949. Volume 3: June 1946 – May 1947 By Danho Maqdesi Elias (et.al) (Editor)
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Sefro Suryoyo was an Assyrian monthly publication published by the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria. It began publication in June 1944 and ceased in December 1949. Its editors were Mansur... More > Shilazi, Danho (Ghattas) Maqdesi Elias and Shukri Daraqji. The publication was in Arabic and Syriac and some of its contributors included Hanna Salman, Fawlos Gabriel, Abdelmasih Qarabashi, Yuhanon Dolabani, Yuhanon Qashisho, Pawlos Bet Dara and Ishoq bar Armalto. The scope of the journal covers history, poetry, philosophy, religion, education, healthcare, upbringing and news. These Nineveh Press editions reproduce all issues in five volumes as facsimile reprints. The original issues used for these reprints come from the private collection of Danho Maqdesi Elias. The journal was later donated to Igreja Sirian Ortodoxa Santa Maria in São Paulo, Brazil. It was made available for reprint by Hanibal Romanos with the help of Peter Sowmy. Volume 3 reproduces 12 issues from June 1946 through May 1947.< Less
The Journal of Sefro Suryoyo, 1944–1949. Volume 2: June 1945 – May 1946 By Danho Danho Maqdesi Elias (et.al)
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Sefro Suryoyo was an Assyrian monthly publication published by the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria. It began publication in June 1944 and ceased in December 1949. Its editors were Mansur... More > Shilazi, Danho (Ghattas) Maqdesi Elias and Shukri Daraqji. The publication was in Arabic and Syriac and some of its contributors included Hanna Salman, Fawlos Gabriel, Abdelmasih Qarabashi, Yuhanon Dolabani, Yuhanon Qashisho, Pawlos Bet Dara and Ishoq bar Armalto. The scope of the journal covers history, poetry, philosophy, religion, education, healthcare, upbringing and news. These Nineveh Press editions reproduce all issues in five volumes as facsimile reprints. The original issues used for these reprints come from the private collection of Danho Maqdesi Elias. The journal was later donated to Igreja Sirian Ortodoxa Santa Maria in São Paulo, Brazil. It was made available for reprint by Hanibal Romanos with the help of Peter Sowmy. Volume 2 reproduces 12 issues from June 1945 through May 1946.< Less
The Journal of Sefro Suryoyo, 1944–1949. Volume 1: June 1944 – May 1945 By Danho Maqdesi Elias (et.al) (Editor)
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Sefro Suryoyo was an Assyrian monthly publication published by the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria. It began publication in June 1944 and ceased in December 1949. Its editors were Mansur... More > Shilazi, Danho (Ghattas) Maqdesi Elias and Shukri Daraqji. The publication was in Arabic and Syriac and some of its contributors included Hanna Salman, Fawlos Gabriel, Abdelmasih Qarabashi, Yuhanon Dolabani, Yuhanon Qashisho, Pawlos Bet Dara and Ishoq bar Armalto. The scope of the journal covers history, poetry, philosophy, religion, education, healthcare, upbringing and news. These Nineveh Press editions reproduce all issues in five volumes as facsimile reprints. The original issues used for these reprints come from the private collection of Danho Maqdesi Elias. The journal was later donated to Igreja Sirian Ortodoxa Santa Maria in São Paulo, Brazil. It was made available for reprint by Hanibal Romanos with the help of Peter Sowmy. Volume 1 reproduces 12 issues from June 1944 through May 1945.< Less