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The pitiful plight of the Assyrian Christians in Persia and Kurdistan

described from the reports of eye-witnesses

by Rockwell, William Walker.

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Published by American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nestorians.,
  • World War, 1914-1918.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAssyrian Christians in Persia and Kurdistan.
    Statementby William Walker Rockwell ... with map and illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD638.A7 R65 1916
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6594631M
    LC Control Number17004006
    OCLC/WorldCa8313545


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The Assyrians are typically Syriac-speaking Christians who claim descent from Assyria, one of the oldest civilizations in the world, dating back to BC in ancient Mesopotamia. Scholars have said that Kurds also fought against Christians because they feared that Armenians or their European allies could take control of the area.

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