By Caleb Howells
The Trojan War was one of the most significant and famous events in Greek history, at least as far as the ancient Greeks themselves were concerned. For this reason, the ancient historians were very concerned with establishing when the Trojan War happened, and they often mentioned it in relation to other events.
By Patrick Hudson
Iraq's Supreme Court dismissed an attempt by the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church to overturn a presidential decree which removed his "institutional recognition". The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako had submitted a case to the court after a dispute in July, when President Abdul Latif Rashid rescinded Decree 147 which had formally recognised Sako as head of the...
By Evan Walsh
St. Mary's Syriac Orthodox Church -- located at 1 Industrial Drive in Shrewsbury -- is celebrating 100 years of "unwavering faith and cultural preservation." According to a press release, the church celebrated its centennial anniversary in early October; the event was "a momentous occasion for the entire community." As one of the oldest Syriac Orthodox churches in the United States, St.
(AINA) -- The electronic version of Mr. Awia Oraha's Banipal Dictionary has been launched at Banipal Assyria Dictionary. The dictionary initially contains 3896 words in Assyrian, English and Arabic. According to Awia Oraha, the developer, the dictionary will be continuously expanded to increase the word list.
By Jenan Younis
A team of French archaeologists last month unearthed a long-buried Assyrian winged bull, otherwise known as a lamassu, in Mosul, north Iraq, that dates back to the reign of King Sargon II from 722-705BC.
The future of Iraqi Christians could not be dictated by a militia group, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in the country and the world said on Tuesday at the MEPS23 Forum in Duhok. Remarks by Patriarch Raphael Louis Sako, who had fled Baghdad for Erbil in recent months, came during a keynote speech he delivered on Tuesday morning on the second day of Middle East Peace and Security (MEPS).
The city of Sterling Heights' new Featured Artist is an Assyrian Iraqi American who aspires to carry on a millennia-long legacy of Middle Eastern art. Sterling Heights resident Reni Stephan is a sculptor and painter who owns the Studio Lamassu art studio along 15 Mile Road, near Ryan Road.
By Azhi Rasul
Iraq's President Abdul Latif Rashid on Saturday met with the head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis in the Vatican after a controversial dispute earlier this year with the head of the Chaldean church.
By Katie White
Chaos is where a work begins but not where it ends for the Iraqi-born, Kentucky-based artist Vian Sora. "My process is very unpredictable at first," she explained while standing inside "End of Hostilities," her debut solo show at David Nolan Gallery on Manhattan's Upper East Side (through December 9).
By Alan Ashworth
Ever wonder what life was like two or three millennia ago? How people made it day to day without cars and computers, electricity and The Kardashians? Timothy Matney does, and he's made a career of answering those questions, both here in Northeast Ohio and abroad.
By Lawrence Webb
Nestled atop a breathtaking plateau in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, the ancient town of Amedi beckons travelers with its unparalleled beauty and rich history. Known for its picturesque landscapes and enduring cultural heritage, Amedi is often hailed as the most beautiful town in Iraq, a title it wears with quiet dignity amidst the rugged mountains that cradle it.
Warfare is a part of history that has played an important role in human development. As human societies became more complex and eventually formed the first civilizations along the Nile Valley and the Fertile Crescent around 3100 BC, warfare also became more complex.