ABSTRACT

The Church of the East is currently the only complete history in English of the East Syriac Church of the East. It covers the periods of the Sassanians, Arabs, Mongols, Ottomans, the 20th century, and informs about the Syriac, Iranian and Chinese literature of this unique and almost forgotten part of Christendom.

chapter |6 pages

THE “APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF THE EAST”

A brief introduction to the writing of church history and to terminology

chapter |35 pages

THE AGE OF THE SASSANIANS

Until 651

chapter |42 pages

THE AGE OF THE ARABS

650–1258

chapter |28 pages

THE AGE OF THE MONGOLS

Thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

chapter |23 pages

The age of the Ottomans: fifteenth to nineteenth centuries

Fifteenth to nineteenth centuries

chapter |23 pages

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY