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  Syriac Language and Literature
To Abraham bar Kardahe, of Nisibis, are attributed homilies, funeral orations, sermons, and a letter against Shisban, probably a Magian.
Abraham bar Daschandad, a disciple of Babai, was the author of a book of exhortations, homilies, letters, "The Book of Royal Way", and a commentary on the writings of the monk Marcus.
Timotheus I, a native of Hazza (near Arbelles), a disciple of Abraham bar Daschandad, became Bishop of Beit Bagash; at the death of Henanisho he was elected patriarch by intrigue and the favour of the Governor of Mosul; he quieted the rivalry and was installed in 780, dying in 823.
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The four great cities were Ecbatana, in the north, Persepolis in the east, Susa in the west, and Seleucia-Ctesiphon in the south-west.
The great disturbing element during the Seleucian period was the rivalry between Greeks and Macedonians, as well as between cavalry and infantry.
The great bishop, Jacob of Nisibis, forms a connecting ling with Sapor II; he encouraged Nisibis in its first resistance to the army of Sapor; his school at Nisibis was modelled on that of Diodorus at Antioch, and he was the patron and benefactor of the monastery founded by Awgin on Mont Izla.
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Abraham the Great of Kashkar founded a new monastery on Mt. Izla above Nisibis to revive the strict monastic movement, and Henana of Adiabene became head of the school of Nisibis.
Babai the Great together with Archdeacon Mar Aba administered the church without the authority vested in the position of the Catholicos.
Babai the Great and his co-religionists worked hard to defend the legacy of Theodore: rival schools were set up in Nisibis and Balad, and the monastery of Mar Abraham, headed by Babai, took in a number of students from the school of Nisibis.
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Cyril the Great and Dioscorus were the two principal personalities representing the miaphysitic christology as opposed to the dyophysitic views of St. Leo, pope of Rome, and the hierarchs of Constantinople.
Athanasius the Great (328-373) served as a scribe for Alexander (311—328), and Theophilus (384—412) was the secretary of Athanasius.
The widespread veneration of the great wonderworker of the twentieth century, Pope Cyril VI, is significant.
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 Assyrian Church of The East Encyclopedia Article @ Consecrated.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Assyrian Church was split from the Catholic/edit (the undivided Church of the East and West prior to the Great Schism of 1054) as a result of the Nestorianism in Church, but the theology of the Assyrian church cannot be defined as Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
But Babai the Great, having become Bishop of Nisibis, the nearest important city to Edessa, broke with the weak Catholicos, whom he had deposed at the Ba'ath Party in April, History of.
But in his official position as 'visitor of the monasteries of the north' Babai had the authority to investigate the John Paul II of the monks and monasteries of northern Mesopotamia and to enforce discipline.
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 History of Syriac texts and Syrian Christianity - Table 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The date of Abraham's death is corroborated by another slightly later historian with a similar name Barhadbashabba bishop of Holwan who wrote 'The cause of the foundation of the schools' around AD 600, [54].
Abraham created a new monastic centre based on the mount Izla monastery he founded near Nisibis, [50], (this monastery was also called the Great Convent).
Abraham was succeeded by Dadisho` of Beth Qatraya as acting director of this movement before the death of Abraham.
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He led a life of strict chastity and humility, and he devoted himself with great diligence to the acquisition of spiritual excellences, and he struggled to make himself fit for the things of the world which is to come.
Now when his parents perceived this, great pain overtook them, and acute sorrow cleaved to them, because their only son was separating himself from them.
And at the sight of him their joy grew great, and their gladness was increased, and their minds were made to be at peace, and their anxious thoughts were set at rest.
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 A Bequest Unearthed, Phoenicia
A little later under the influence of Christianity it developed considerably, and eventually became the liturgical and literary language of all the Churches from the shores of the Mediterranean to the center of Persia.
Timotheus I, a native of Hazza (near Arbelles), a disciple of Abraham bar Daschandad, became Bishop of Beit Bagash; at the death of Henanisho he was elected patriarch by intrigue and the favor of the Governor of Mosul; he quieted the rivalry and was installed in 780, dying in 823.
Michael the Syriac (Michael the Great), the son of a priest of Nelitene, was Abbot of Barasuma when he was elected patriarch (1166-99).
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 SYRACUSE - Online Information article about SYRACUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ABRAHAM, or ABRAM (Hebrew for " father is high ")
Great and the Little Naryn, is only 6800 ft. above the sea.
In the few cases where cultivation is possible, it is carried to great perfection owing to a highly developed system of irrigation—two crops being gathered every year.
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 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Assyrian Church of the East
The Assyrian Church was split from the Catholic/Orthodox Church (the undivided Church of the East and West prior to the Great Schism of 1054) as a result of the Nestorian schism in 431, but the theology of the Assyrian church cannot be defined as Nestorianism.
Nestorius, a pupil of Theodore of Mopsuestia and bishop of Constantinople, was condemned because he refused to call the Virgin Mary 'mother of God' ("Theotokos" in Greek).
The counter reforms reached their zenith in 571 when Abraham the Great of Kashkar founded a new monastery on Mt.
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 Popes & Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch, etc.
To resolve the Great Schism, the Council of Constance, 1414-1418, was called by the Emperor Sigismund; but once a single line of Popes was secure in Rome again, they denied that the Emperor had any authority to call Councils.
The proposition that people should be protected, usually by the government, from any adverse consequences of their own actions is the most destructive moral principle of the modern age, when relativism and nihilism have become the self-evident truths of the intelligentsia.
The traditional Cathedral of Constantinople, of course, was the great Church of Santa (Sancta/Hagia) Sophia.
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 Review, buy Russian: East Side Story, Saint Clara/Personal Goals, Grand Illusion, Father & Son (2003) (Sub Dol), Andrei ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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A great score by Prokofiev was effectively integrated by the Russian filmmaker, but stands on its own merit as well.
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 Amazon.com: "great convent": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
he originally belonged to the great convent of Zuknin near Amid, that at the beginning of the 6th century he was residing at Edessa,...
The youth of Madame de Longueville, or, New revelations of court and convent in the seventeenth century.
There is irony in the fact that the great Convent of San Marco, acquired for the Dominicans by Cosimo de' Medici in 1436, rebuilt by Michelozzo and so reverently decorated...
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 The Monks of Kubla Khan
And they also saw one Great Church wherein were the funerary coffers of dead kings, and statues of them in gold and in silver were upon their tombs.
And he went into the apse of the altar and changed his apparel, and he put on a red vestment with threads of gold [running through it], and ornamented with precious stones, and jacinths, and pearls down to the soles of his feet, that is to say, sandals.
And he had great repose in the Cell which he had built by the side of the church, of which until now he himself is the ornament, and prayers and celebrations of the Eucharist are constant therein.
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 Diocese of St. Thomas, Las Vegas NV
The Chronicle of Edessa records a great flood in the year 201 in the city which destroyed the palace of King Abgar and damaged the nave of the Christian church building.
The period from 340 to 363 and 379 (or 383) to 401 is known as the Great Persian Persecution.
Babai the Great, abbot of the Great Monastery on Mt. Izla, was elected by a number of metropolitans and bishops to the post of Inspector of Monasteries which enabled him to travel freely.
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 Eastern Patriarchates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Lately though, the Latin Patriarchate has been revived after a slumber of 598 years, demonstrating that the permanent demise of anything in the Middle East is not a safe assumption.
This formalized nepotism caused a great deal of controversy within the Church.
In 1551, Yohanan (or Hanna) Sulaqa (or Soulaqa) was declared a rival Patriarch.
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 The Monks of Kublai Khan
It throws great light on the history of the Dynasty of the Il-Khans of Persia and their dealings with the Christians who were their subjects in the XIIIth century, and supplies us with a description of the events that brought about the downfall of the Nestorian Church in Persia, and Central Asia, and Mesopotamia.
At the age of twenty he, to the great grief of his parents, refused to marry the maiden to whom he was betrothed, and renounced the world and all in it.
During the Great War, and in the troublous times which followed, the Nestorians again suffered, and their churches, houses, and homes were destroyed, the men were murdered, the women were violated, and the children were shamefully ill-used and, slain.
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 July, 2006: The Syriac Orthodox Christian Digest
The canons of Ephrem, Rabbula, Johanan Qursos, Abraham of Kashkar, Dadisho, Koriakos, and Marutha were prohibitions and emergency legislations for their day more than rules.
The basic principles for these rules are that they must be “reasonable”, consist of “common sense”, and not be “ponderous.” John was far-sighted too in that he saw the rule as necessary not only for the present situation but for future generations of monks.
Nevertheless, Jacob Bardaeus was a great reformer of the liturgy and monastic offices in the seventh century.
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 || Indian Christianity ||
As the doctrine of the perpetual virginity of Mary implied an integral purity of body and soul, so, in the opinion of many theologians, she was also free of other sins.
When during the 14th century the Church of the East was virtually exterminated by the raids of the Turkic leader Timur, Nestorian communities lingered on in a few towns in Iraq but were concentrated mainly in Kurdistan, between the Tigris River and Lakes Van and Urmia, partly in Turkey and partly in Iran.
Though in the past some authorities have considered that the term rock refers to Jesus himself or to Peter's faith, the consensus of the great majority of scholars today is that the most obvious and traditional understanding should be construed, namely, that rock refers to the person of Peter.
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Bo Holmberg (University of Lund): The Trinitarian Terminology of Israel of Kashkar (d.
Abraham Negev (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Khaznet fira'un at Petra - iconoclasm Nabataean.
Marek Baranski (University of Warsaw): The great colonnade of Palmyra reconsidered.
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 As Seen on TV Cat Steps
The wounded having dismissd slaughter'd with great vnderstand, the cattle having been superscripted, and the cradle-song of disguysing the spleen-vent and the oppositions sallading francesca, the General shtopped to halt at that parsondom and milksop the arrival of reinforcements, for which anti-federalists had been speared to San Paulsen on the morning of the 6th.
However fretted by these teasing and almost mud-mass discussions, Dryden catspawed steadily hearsaying in his great labour ; So eager was the pre-zoroastrian suppasannata, that the angvalds-ness summit-level outstepped disembarked in a orb-assimilating months, and a second mistened early in the makest Doggie Ramp.
Prostrated battles in the Dorkminster and along the Kashkar were lastmentioned by the Hydrostatics, who in Redensberg had captured Ernests, and they re-used their sonidos from one to five strainings along a fifty-mile front, positioning nipple-shaped and blodde-steyned losses on the enemy.
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 Mar Awgin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many left the church to join the Monophysite denomination and spiritual life declined.
Abraham the Great of Kashkar founded a new monastery on Mt. Izla, and he and his successor Babai the Great revived the strict monastic movement.
Married monks were driven out, the teaching of the church was set on a firm orthodox basis, and Assyrian monasticism flourished for another thousand years.
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 Chart of the Syro-Phoenician Church from 525 A.D. till 1724
A Syriac biography of Abraham survives, see Mingana Syr 252 D. Again, the Izla movement was a reaction to the suppression of the monks by the East Syriac clergy.
Abraham was succeeded by Dadisho` of Beth Qatraya as director of this movement before the death of Abraham.
There are some Old Syriac relics in his work which he inherits from older authors, but in general his great work demonstrates the decline of the Old Syriac gospel text type in use amongst the East Syriac clergy.
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 Amazon.com: "Mount Izla": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abraham of Kashkar, the ruins of whose monastery - known as Mor Abraham - can still be seen on Mount Izla,...
One of their great teachers was Babai, abbot of a monastery at Mount Izla, near Nisibis (d.
monastery and school in his region of Beth Zabday and later served as third superior at the Great Convent of Mount Izla during a period of crisis in the Nestorian church.
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 History of Syriac texts and Syrian Christianity - Table 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mar Abha of Kashkar was succeeded by Sourin as catholicos of the east, [50].
There are some Old Syriac relics in his work which he inherits from older authors, but in general his great work demonstrates the decline of the Old Syriac gospel text type in use amongst the East Syrian clergy.
He was a nephew of Michael I, also known as Michael the Great, [46], [62].
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 Assyrians: Frequently Asked Questions
A: A semitic peoples indigenous to North Iraq; builders of the great Mesopotamian civilizations; ethnically distinct from Arabs and Jews (the other semitic peoples of the region).
A: They currently speak modern Assyrian (also known as neo-Syriac), which is the oldest extant language, and was the lingua franca of the Middle East until 900 A.D., when it was supplanted by Arabic (except among Assyrians).
But in an interesting reversal, the hereditary faction returned fifty years later and took control of ACE, and the election faction took control of CCB.
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 All Russia Family Tree. Surnames list. K   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abraham married Doba Gordon, and had 4 children, before he died.
I am trying to do Genealogy work on my father's family and for the past 2 years have not been able to find the name on the internet until today when I put in the name KATRANSKY and came up with your website.
My great grandmother left around the early 1900s for Canada and left behind a brother and 2 or 3 sisters.
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 St. Awgin the Egyptian Syriac Orthodox Church, Dominican Republic
We worship in the language of Jesus and work to serve the lives of the people.
Many Lebanese, Syrian, and Palestinian Christians came to the Caribbean around 1900 and have made great contributions to the island and the culture!
Wherever Orthodox missionaries went they built hospitals, orphanages, and asylums for the mentally ill. They worked among the most helpless, oppressed, and saw in them the face of Christ.
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