ASHOOR...written the versions of the Holy Scriptures and the Liturgies which were in use among the Syrian and Assyrian Christians and are still used by them especially by the Maronites a people inhabiting Mount Libanus where the Syriac still lives among them as a vulgar Language.
In like manner the Chaldeans never use the term Nestorian excepting when necessary to distinguish sects I heard it in only one instance and that was when I inquired particularly for it They call themselves as they seem always to have done Chaldeans Those of them who profess to have any idea concerning their origin say that they are descended from the Assyrians and the Jacobites from the Syrians whose chief city was Damascus The appropriation of the term Chaldean to the papal seceders from the Nestorian Church was at first as unjust as the other since the schismatics were then few in number.
Link to the book: https://books.google.ca/books?id=Ihc3AAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=falseThey trace their original conversion to Christianity to Mar Addai* and Mar Mari, of the Seventy, and reckon the latter as ... and the dangers which the Assyrian Patriarchs-elect incurred in going beyond the Persian boundary for consecration, ...
Thank you, and yes great idea, this is not something I would want to lose, given all the years we put on it. I try to make regular back-ups of the forums, hopefully we never have to need or use it.Joe25 said:Amazing thread. Please have a back-up of everything so that we don't lose this valuable information if something ever happens to the site.
Shahin said:Just discovered that the Syriac Orthodox Church had a patriarch named: Ignatius IV Philoxenus Nemrod (1283-1292).
Source: SIMEON OF QAL?A RUMAITA, PATRIARCH PHILOXENUS NEMROD AND BAR ?EBROYO
Another interesting thing, around the same period, there was a syriac orthodox priest,named "Nebuchadnezzar" who owned a psalter (psalms book) (which is now the manuscripts SINA? SYR. 43 + VATICAN SYR. 647, FF. 24-26).
Source: L??TONNANT DESTIN D?UN PSAUTIER JACOBITE DU XIIIE SI?CLE, page 56.
Nebuchadnezzar was the son of the priest Simon son of the priest Isho from Qal'a Romayta (a village located on the west bank of the Euphrate).