by Mark Dickens

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Suryoyo is a Syriac word meaning 1) the Syriac language or 2) a speaker of Syriac and hence is a term that many Syriac Christians would use to describe themselves. These pages are devoted to Syriac Christianity in general, including the history, language, literature and overall culture of Syriac Christians.

This page contains links to a paper on the Church of the East which I have written, as well as some other things I have put together related to Syriac Christianity, as well as a list of relevant websites. 

If you know of any good websites on Syriac Christianity that I have missed or if any of the links below have changed or are now obsolete, please drop me a line and let me know. Thanks.

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Papers I have written:

Lists of Rulers:

Other things I have put together:

Syriac Christianity on the Web:

The Nestorian Church (General)

The Nestorian Controversy

Famous Individuals in Nestorian History

The Nestorians in Iran The Nestorians in India (Mar Thoma Church) The Nestorians in Arabia/Middle East The Nestorians & Arab Knowledge

The Nestorians in Central Asia

The Nestorians in China & The Far East

The Nestorians Among the Mongols

Prester John

The Syriac Language, Script & Fonts

Nestorian Documents

Modern Day Assyrians & Chaldeans

Lists of Dynasties and Rulers Relevant to the History of the Church of the East

Ayyubid Rulers
Buwayhid Rulers
Byzantine Emperors
Chinese Dynasties & Emperors
The Crusades
Ghaznavid Rulers
Ghurid Sultans
Latin Rulers of Crusader Kingdoms
Mongol Khans
Muslim Caliphs
Ottoman Sultans
Persian Shahs & Emirs
Qara-Khitai Rulers
Roman Emperors
Samanid Rulers
Seljuk Rulers
Helpful Reference Works on the Web

Syriac Christianity in Central Asia
Oxus Home Page