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WikiProject Christianity: Syriac Christianity Work Group

Welcome to the Syriac work group of the Christianity WikiProject! This task force seeks to create, improve, maintain, and provide a standard of consistency for articles about Syriac Christianity, as well as create a forum in which interested editors can work together to improve articles.


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  • Chaldean - I am a Chaldean Assyrian and I was born in Baghdad, Iraq. I can speak our language fluently and I would like to help out anyway I can with the topic about our people.
  • Djwilms (talk) - I am British, and a Syriac studies scholar interested in the history and ecclesiastical organisation of both the East and West Syrian churches. The book of my PhD thesis, The Ecclesiastical History of the Church of the East, 1318-1913, which was published in 2000, went into a fair bit of detail on the history of Assyrian Christian villages before the First World War. I am now working on a second volume, covering the centuries before 1318, and on a companion book on the Syrian Orthodox and Syrian Catholic churches. I am presently Academic Editor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Gareth Hughes — I am an Anglican linguist, working especially with Syriac, classical and modern. I have made a number of trips to various parts of Turkey and Syria to study the language.
  • Yuhanen Beth Tshallo - Im also an Assyrian/Syriac. Im originally from Anhil in Turabdin/Turkey.Im also fluent in Syriac (Turoyo) and Assyrian ( Sureth). For now I live in Sweden but Im planning to move back to Anhil in a couple of years.
  • Edwin Cannon ܐܕܘܢ ܟܢܘܢ - I am an Assyrian who is still attending High School and who is part of the Assyrian Church of the East. My family is originally from Shamezdin (Nochiya), Turkey. I live in and was born in Chicago, USA. My father was born in Kirkuk, Iraq and my mother was born in Baghdad, Iraq. I speak fluent Assyrian, but I am a little slow on reading and writing in the Syriac language.
  • Benne - I am a student of Sociology, especially interested in the people originally from Tur Abdin, Mardin, and Diyarbakır, Turkey.
  • Suryoye - My name is Daniel. I am an Assyrian/Suryoyo. My interests are: History of Mesopotamia, Economics and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.
  • John Carter - working to revive project.
  • Rafy - I'm an Assyrian originally from Nineveh Plains, I speak the eastern Syriac dialect fluently and have basic knowledge in Classical Syriac.

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Iesus Nazarensis Rex Iudaeorum (INRI) This user is a member of the Syriac Christianity Work Group