The Nestorians and their Rituals/Volume 1

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F. C. Cooper, lith.

Printed by C. Graf. I, Gt Castle St.

SHEIKH NÂSIR.
The religious head of the Yeseedees.

THE


Nestorians and their Rituals:


WITH THE NARRATIVE OF

A MISSION TO MESOPOTAMIA AND COORDISTAN

IN 1842-1844,

AND OF A

LATE VISIT TO THOSE COUNTRIES IN 1850;

ALSO,

RESEARCHES INTO THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THE SYRIAN JACOBITES, PAPAL SYRIANS, AND CHALDEANS, AND AN INQUIRY INTO THE RELIGIOUS TENETS OF THE YEZEEDEES.



BY THE

REV. GEORGE PERCY BADGER,

One of the Honourable East India Company's Chaplains in the Diocese of Bombay.



VOLUME I.



LONDON:

JOSEPH MASTERS, ALDERSGATE STREET,
AND NEW BOND STREET.

MDCCCLII.

to the memory of


the late


Most Reverend Father in God,


WILLIAM, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY,


and primate of all england,


and to the


Right Hon. and Right Reverend Father in God,


CHARLES JAMES, LORD BISHOP OF LONDON,


these volumes


are respectfully inscribed


in grateful remembrance of personal benefits received


and of their lordships' zeal and charity


in behalf of


the nestorians.

This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.