Assyrian Bible (Bible in Syriac)

Collection ID

BIB.005027

Type

Bible - Printed Book

Date

2012

Geography

Beirut, (Lebanon)

Language

Syriac

Medium

Printed on paper

Dimensions

9.6 × 7.1 × 1.2 in. (24.5 × 18 × 3 cm)

Exhibit Location

On view in The History of the Bible, Ta Biblia


Used by the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, this Bible is the same as that of the standard 39-book Old Testament and 27-book New Testament found in Protestant Christianity. The Assyrian Church of the East descends from the Church of the East, which was a branch of Christianity established in the early fifth century.

Printed in 2012 by The Bible Society of Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon. Acquired by 2016 by Eddison Zomayah, Illinois; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC

description

Used by the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, this Bible is the same as that of the standard 39-book Old Testament and 27-book New Testament found in Protestant Christianity. The Assyrian Church of the East descends from the Church of the East, which was a branch of Christianity established in the early fifth century.


provenance

Printed in 2012 by The Bible Society of Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon. Acquired by 2016 by Eddison Zomayah, Illinois; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC


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