Syriac Churches

The Syriac churches are churches originally adopted by the Syriacs (also called Assyrians) and whose sacred language (and sometimes also the everyday language) is Aramaic. These churches include the Assyrian (=Nestorian) Church, Syriac Orthodox, Syriac Catholic, Chaldean and Maronite Church.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aleppo Mar Assia Al-Hakim is Syriac Catholic
Byblos St John the Baptist Church is now Maronite
Damascus Saint George's Syriac Orthodox Church
Old City of Acre Maronite Church
Old City of Jerusalem monastery of Saint Mark, a Syriac Orthodox church as well as a Maronite
Orkhon Valley "Excavated items include domestic fragments as well as relics associated with ... Nestorian Christianity."
Qadisha Valley Maronite churches
Silk Roads Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Nestorian church in Suyab; evidence of a Nestorian church in Gaochang


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