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  1. the contemporary Chaldean people, belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church. [1][2][3]
    • Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is a modern Aramaic language spoken today by Chaldean Catholics. Chaldean script is sometimes used to refer to the Eastern Syriac alphabet. Biblical Aramaic used to be referred to as 'Chaldean' or 'Chaldee'.
  2. the historical Babylonians, in particular in a Hellenistic context
  3. the Khaldi, called Chaldeans by classical authors in spite of being unrelated to the Assyrians

Languages Akkadian (ancient) Assyrian, Chaldean, Turoyo (modern) Religions Christianity Related ethnic groups other Semitic peoples Assyrians are an ethnic group whose origins lie in what is today Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria, but who have migrated to the Caucasus, North America and Western Europe during the past century. ... The Chaldean Catholic Church aka the Chaldean Church of Babylon (Arabic: ‎, ) is an Eastern Rite sui juris (autonomous) particular church of the Catholic Church, maintaining full communion with the Pope of Rome. ... Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is a modern Eastern Aramaic or Syriac language. ... Biblical Aramaic is the form of the Aramaic language that is used in the books of Daniel, Ezra and a few other places in the Hebrew Bible. ... Babylonia was a state in the south part of Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq), combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad. ... The following is a list of the Kings of Babylon, a major city of ancient Mesopotamia, in modern Iraq. ... The following is a list of the Kings of Babylon, a major city of ancient Mesopotamia, in modern Iraq. ... Chaldean mythology, also called Chaldaic mythology, is the collective name given to Sumerian, Assyrian and Babylonian mythologies, although Chaldea did not comprehend the whole territory inhabited by those peoples. ... For other uses, see Chaldean. ... This page is about the version of the Bible; for the Harvey Danger album, see King James Version (album). ... Note: Judaism commonly uses the term Tanakh. ... The Chaldean Oracles that are embodied in fragmentary texts of the 2nd century AD consist mainly of Hellenistic commentary on a single mystery-poem that was believed to have originated in Chaldea (Babylon), but had been re-rendered as a syncretic combination of neo-Platonic elements with others that were... Motto Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) The Roman Empire. ... Hand-coloured version of the anonymous Flammarion woodcut. ... Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by by Raphael in this detail from The School of Athens. ... For the Urartian god of this name, see Khaldi (god). ... Urartian is the conventional name for the language spoken by the inhabitants of the ancient kingdom of Urartu in Northeast Anatolia (present-day Turkey), in the region of Lake Van. ...


  1. ^ Strickert, Fred. "Christianity in Iraq: A Small But Respected and Multi-Faceted Population", Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, March 1999, pp. 81-82. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Eric Lewis, "Iraqi Assyrians: Barometer of Pluralism," The Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 10 (Summer 2003).
  3. ^ Al-Machriq, “Revue Catholique Orientale Mensuelle,” 2, no. 3 (Beyrouth, 1899): 97. [1]

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