Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide: A History - Joseph Yacoub

Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide: A History

Joseph Yacoub

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The Armenian genocide of 1915 has been well documented. Much less known is the Turkish genocide of the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac peoples, which occurred simultaneously in their ancient homelands in and around ancient Mesopotamia - now Turkey, Iran and Iraq. The advent of the First World War gave the Young Turks and the Ottoman government the opportunity to exterminate