Useful Links


·         {C}{C}General Sites

o    {C}{C}Syriac Orthodox Resources

o Oriental Orthodox Churches


·         {C}{C}Archdiocesan/Monastery Sites in North America

o    {C}{C}Syriac Archdiocese of the Eastern USA.

o    {C}{C}Syriac Archdiocese of Western USA

o    {C}{C}Syriac Archdiocese of Canada



·         {C}{C}Syrian Orthodox Church in India

o    {C}{C} - SOC Website from Malankara

o    {C}{C} - Online News Portal of SOC in Malankara

o    {C}{C} - Online Radio of SOC from Malankara

o    {C}{C} - Online TV of SOC from Malankara



·         {C}{C}Groups & News

o    {C}{C}SOR Forum

o    {C}{C}SOC-Malankara Forum

o    {C}{C}Vishawasasamrakshakan

o    {C}{C} - Online News Portal of SOC in Malankara

o    {C}{C}SOCM Forum



·         {C}{C}Syrian (Orthodox) Christian Heritage

o    {C}{C}Saint Ephrem's Hymns on Fasting.

o    {C}{C}Lectionaries Page maintained by Kevin Edgecomb.

o    {C}{C}Mor Gregorius of Parumala (Parumala Kochu Thirumeni) web site maintained by K.J.Philip.


·         {C}{C}Books, Periodicals, and Music

o    {C}{C}Syrian Orthodox Church Music CD (from



·         {C}{C}Community Sites

o    {C}{C}Suryoyo Online [in German and English]

o    {C}{C}Friends of Tur Abdin [German & English]

o    {C}{C}Aynwert [German]

o    {C}{C}Syriac Help Foundation

o    {C}{C}Tur Abdin Community [Swedish]

o    {C}{C}Turabdin Online [Swedish & English]

o    {C}{C}Suryoyo World [Swedish & English]

o    {C}{C}Suryoyo Chat

o    {C}{C}Qolo, Sveriges Radio, Stockholm. [Web radio broadcasts in Turoyo]

o    {C}{C}Suryoye Postcards



 Syriac Studies (Academic Sites)

·         {C}{C}Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute.

·         {C}{C}Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies.

·         {C}{C}Universities that offer classes in Syriac, maintained by the University of Minnesota.

·         {C}{C}The Paul van Moorsel Centre for Christian Art and Culture in the Middle East (The institute sponsors a research project, "The formation of a communal identity among West Syrian Christians (451-1300)" and seminars on Syriac Orthodox Christianity.

·         {C}{C}Tell Tuneinir, Syria excavations of a Syrian Christian site in Syriac, maintained by Prof. Michael Fuller and Neathery Fuller.

·         {C}{C}Aram Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies The Oriental Institute, Oxford University.

·         {C}{C}The Peshiitta Institute Leiden

·         {C}{C}Old Aramaic Gospel of Matthew (F.C. Burkitt's English Translation, 1904)

·         {C}{C}Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies

·         {C}{C}Bet Aramaye (Japanese site maintained by Atsushi Numata, Univ. of Nagoya)



 Other Oriental Orthodox Churches


·         {C}{C}Ecumenical Sites

o    {C}{C}World Council of Churches

o    {C}{C}The Middle East Council of Churches

o    {C}{C}Pro Oriente

o    {C}{C}Oriental Orthodox Mailing List.

o    {C}{C}Oriental Orthodox Churches Links


·         {C}{C}Coptic Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt

o    {C}{C}British Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}Coptic Church Review

o    {C}{C}Coptic Orthodox Resources

o    {C}{C}Copt-Net: The Coptic Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}RemnKemi Coptic Orthodox Page

o    {C}{C}Coptic Calendar of Saints (Synexarion)

o    {C}{C}Coptic Music Web Site

o    {C}{C}The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles

o    {C}{C}Lent Hymns of the Coptic Orthodox Church


·         {C}{C}Armenian Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}Armenian Church Links

o    {C}{C}The Armenian Web Ring

o    {C}{C}St. James Armenian Church of Los Angeles

o    {C}{C}Kirakos Ganjaketsi's History of the Armenians

o    {C}{C}The Armenian Enlightment Chronicle

o    {C}{C}Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia


·         {C}{C}Ethiopian Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}The Ethiopian Orthodox Church

o    {C}{C}UNESCO World Heritage Document

o    {C}{C}Dabre Abuna Aaron, the cavern church of Lalibela


 Other Churches of the Syriac Tradition

·         {C}{C}Assyrian Church of the East

o    {C}{C}Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East

o    {C}{C}East Syrian Christian Monument in Hsi-an, China.

            Links to community sites can be found on Assyria Online.


·         {C}{C}Maronite Church

o    {C}{C}Bkerke: The Maronite Patriarchate Site.

o    {C}{C}North American Maronite Research Institute, with links to other Maronite sites.

o    {C}{C}The Maronite Research Council.

o    {C}{C}The International Maronite Foundation.

o    {C}{C}The National Apostolate of Maronites.



·         {C}{C}Chaldean Catholic Church

o    {C}{C}The Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle in the US

o    {C}{C}The Chaldeans



·         {C}{C}Syrian Catholic & Syro-Malankara Catholic Church

o    {C}{C}The Syriac Catholic Church

o    {C}{C}Our Lady of Deliverance Syriac Catholic Diocese in the U.S. and Canada

o    {C}{C}Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission of North America



·         {C}{C}Malabar Independent Syrian Church (Thozhiyoor)

o    {C}{C}Malabar Independent Syrian Church


Eastern Christian Churches


·         {C}{C}General

o    {C}{C}Alnemat Arabic Christian Internet Magazine

o    {C}{C}Via Dolorosa: English monthly that aims at reviving Christian Arab Culture. For subscriptions, contact

o    {C}{C}Indian Christianity


·         {C}{C}Byzantine Rite

o    {C}{C}Orthodox World Links

o    {C}{C}Melkite Byzantine Church


·         {C}{C}Roman-Catholic Rite

o    {C}{C}Al-Bushra: Arab-American Roman Catholic Community (Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem)

 Other Sites of Interest to Oriental Orthodox Christians

·         {C}{C}Writings of the Church Fathers

o    {C}{C}Anti-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Fathers

o    {C}{C}Early Church Fathers maintained by Roger Pearse (Texts omitted from the Anti-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Fathers)

o    {C}{C}Early Church Fathers. (

o    {C}{C}St. Ephrem Library


·         {C}{C}Bible Resources

o    {C}{C}Bible Society: Syriac Texts

o    {C}{C}Article on the Peshitta Bible (Web Site maintained by Glenn Davis)

o    {C}{C}Web sites on Peshitta ·

o    {C}{C}The Holy Bible Web Site (with Coptic Orthodox traditions)

o    {C}{C}Fr. Tadros Malaty's Bible Commentaries

o    {C}{C}Malayalam Bible

          For the Peshitta Syriac Bible, see under Syriac Orthodox above.


·         {C}{C}Christology

o    {C}{C}Christological Controversy



·         {C}{C}Miscellaneous Sites

o    {C}{C}Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar

o    {C}{C}Kingdom of Osroene

o    {C}{C}Inner Light Productions, fine art photographs of Eastern Orthodox and Coptic monasteries

o    {C}{C}The Treatment of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, 1915-16

o    {C}{C}The Armenian Genocide (Educational Flash presentation)

o    {C}{C}ANI Website dedicated to the Armenian Genocide

o    {C}{C}Alphonse Mingana's "Syriac Influence on the Style of the Koran"

o    {C}{C}Hope for Family

o    {C}{C}Christmas Rhymes (Arabic & Syriac)

o    {C}{C}Phoenicia