The International Response to the Plight of the Aramean Christians of Syria and Iraq

Friday December 01st, 2017

On behalf of the World Council of Arameans (Syriacs) and its Member Federations, some of whom are present today, I would like to thank the EPP Group and the Aramean Movement for Human Rights for inviting me to this important conference in order to represent the voice of the forgotten, ...

The Origin of the Terms ‘Syria(n)’ and Suryoyo: Once Again

Friday December 01st, 2017

Since the nineteenth century, a number of scholars have put forward various theories about the etymology of the basically Greek term ‘Syrian’ and its Aramaic counterpart Sūryoyo. For a proper understanding of the history of these illustrious names in the two different languages, it will prove useful to analyze their ...