The Neo-Aramaic languages evolved from Middle Aramaic by the 13th century. The division of the Assyrian from Chaldean Neo-Aramaic was a consequence of the religious schism of which led to the formation of the Assyrian Church of the East. All Syriac Christian dialects of Aramaic have been heavily influenced by the Syriac languagea dialect of Eastern Middle Aramaic, that became the literary and liturgical language of many churches in the Fertile Crescent.
Seat of the Syriac Catholic Church, the Syriac Catholic cathedralin Damascus The Syriac Catholic Church was established by Saint Peter prior to his departure to Rome, and extends it roots back to the origins of Christianity in the Orient ; in the Acts of the Apostles we are told that it is in Antioch where the followers of Jesus for the first time were called "Christians" Acts In the time of the first Ecumenical Councilsthe Patriarch of Antioch held the ecclesiastical authority over the Diocese of the Orientwhich was to be extended from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf.
Its scholarly mission in both languages: During the Crusades[ edit ] During the Crusades there were many examples of warm relations between Catholic and Syriac Orthodox bishops.
Some of these bishops favored union with Rome, but there was no push to unify until a decree of union between the Syriac Orthodox and Rome was signed at the Council of Florence September 30, but the effects of this decree were rapidly annulled by opponents of it in the Syriac Church's hierarchy.
Split with the Syriac Orthodox Church[ edit ] Jesuit and Capuchin missionaries evangelizing in Aleppo caused some local Syriac Orthodox faithful to form a pro-catholic movement within the Syriac Orthodox Church.
However, when the Catholic Patriarch died inthis very brief line of Catholic Patriarchs upon the Syriac Orthodox Church's Patriarchate died out with him. After the death of the Akijan line, The Ottoman government supported the Syriac Orthodoxy's agitation against the Syriac Catholics, and throughout the 18th century the Syriac Catholics underwent suffering and much persecution.
Due to this, there were long periods when no Syriac Catholic bishops were functioning, so a Patriarch could not be elected, and the community was forced to go entirely underground. Shortly after he was enthroned, he declared himself Catholic and in unity with the Pope of Rome.
After this declaration Jarweh took refuge in Lebanon and built the still-extant monastery of Our Lady at Sharfehand by that act became the Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church.
Since Jarweh there has been an unbroken succession of Syriac Catholic Patriarchswhich is known as the Ignatius Line. After the split up until modern times[ edit ] In the Ottoman government granted legal recognition to the Armenian Catholic Churchand in the Syriac Catholic Church was also granted its own civil emancipation.
Meanwhile, the residence of the Patriarch was shifted to Aleppo in After becoming officially recognized by the Ottoman Government in the Syriac Catholic Church expanded rapidly.
However, The expansion was ended by the persecutions and massacres that took place during the Assyrian genocide of World War I. In addition to its see in Beirut, The patriarchal seminary and printing house are located at Sharfeh Monastery in SharfehLebanon.
The Syriac Catholic Patriarch always takes the name "Ignatius" in addition to another name. In modern history the leaders of the Syriac Catholic Church have been: The Syriac Church leadership has produced a variety of scholarly writings in a variety of topics. Middle East diocesan jurisdictions.English Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Hello (plural) Shlamalokhon Thank you Baseema (male)/Basimta (female) How are you?
Dakheet(oon)? Who? Mani? Father.
Assyrian / Neo-Assyrian (Lišānā Āshûrāya / ܐܵܬ݂ܘܼܪܵܝܲܐ ܠܸܫܵܢܵܐ) Assyrian / Neo-Assyrian is spoken by some 3 million people in parts of Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria, and among the Assyrian diaspora mainly in the USA and Europe. Aramaic was the common language of the people and traders, but the official government language was the Neo-Assyrian dialect of Akkadian.
By the 6th century, Aramaic had marginalised the Akkadian language so much that Aramaic came to be the imperial language of Achaemenid schwenkreis.comges: Akkadian, Aramaic, Sumerian (declining). Assyrian Neo-Arymaic Essay Assyrian Neo-Aramaic The loss of Language is a tragic thing for humanity.
It is the genocide of a civilization and their subsequent culture. Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Syriac: ܣܘܪܝܬ, sūrët), or just simply Assyrian, is a modern Aramaic language within the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family.  It is spoken by an estimated , people throughout a large region stretching from the plain of Urmia in northwestern Iran, to the Nineveh plains, and the Irbil, Kirkuk and Duhok regions in northern Iraq.
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