Sure, we might share a common ancestry with Mandeas. Even Iraqis may have Akkadian ancestors, doesn't mean they're fully Mesopotamian.Neta1991 said:But the mandeans have akkadian ancestors, the babylonians were akkadians.
Neta1991 said:I am also thinking about accepting mandeans as assyrians becuase they speak aramaic and everyone in the assyrian empire spoke aramaic and they were automatic assyrians.
Funny thing is there was a user in here who disregarded me and another user for being Assyrian because of our sexuality.Mr. Tambourine Man said:There is no acceptance of people as 'Assyrian'. You either are Assyrian or aren't.
There's no point of compromise or particular percentage of admixture which could qualify you as an Assyrian nor will you be acknowledged as an Assyrian because you speak the language.