The Catholicos of the East and His People

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Gorgias Press LLC, 2006 - History - 384 pages
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Describes the life and customs, both ancient and modern, of the modern Assyrians ("Nestorians") who formed in the nineteenth century a remarkable outpost of Christianity in the Middle East. The authors rely in their descriptions on the Sunhadus, or Book of Canon Law, which governs that Church even today.
  

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Contents

Short historical account of the peopleDependence on
3
QudshanisThe patriarchal courtLife without clocks
11
CHAPTER III
29
EVERYDAY LIFE DT PERSIA
47
EVERYDAY LIFE IN PERSIAcontinued
85
CHAPTER VI
118
CHAPTER VII
142
CHAPTER VIII
160
The three orders and nine divisionsComparison with
181
THE DAILY SERVICES
212
CHAPTEB XI
243
LikeneBs of the Baptismal Service to the LiturgyDescrip
267
Description of Mar Shalita at QudshanisCreeping through
290
CHAPTER XIV
305
CHAPTER XV
328
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