Contents

Cyrillian believers and the rise of Islam

The Parthian Banu Hanifa (Children of Abraham) were originally Nestorian (i.e. Antidyoenergist-dyophysite) Lakhmids of Iraq like Khadijah and Ali but who had been evicted from Mt Izla Monastery in Nusaybis by Babai "the Great" in 604AD for opposing celibacy. They were forced into Roman territory of Bakka in Lebanon but turned to the Cyrillian faith of their Parthian relatives in Caucasian Albania.

The Byzantine Emperor Phocas had evicted the Romaniotes to the Aşhinas.

Khosrow used Sadducees to overthrow the Romans in Syria. After Khosrow II defeated the Romans he tried to unite the Cyrillian Banu Hanifa to the Antidyoenergist-Dyophysite Church of Ctesiphon in 609.

The Binah Hymnodist Gabriel of Shinjar declared to the Cyrillian Believers that the defeat of the Romans by Khosrow would be good for them as would a predicted counter Roman victory to follow after another decade had passed.

Cyrillian Christology was the foundation which the Parthian (Pahlav) faction in Persia drew upon to consolidate their power. The Parthian Banu Hanifa promoted the Messiah as a trinity where Saint Cyril of Alexandria's one unique Hypostasis (Ahmed) yoked both the physis of the unfallen human incarnation (Mahmad) and the physis of the divine Logos (Messias) together without mixing or confusion as one (mia) -an integrated hypostasis.

Khosrow's Synod of 612 attempted to bring Ctesiphon and the Cyrillians closer but there were still issues with Church organisation which prevented integration.

As Saint Gabriel predicted the Romans were in turn victorious against Khosrau in 622 who was too weak to impose his Church politics over Hatra-Araba-Nineveh-Mosul where the Cyrillian Tayaye (Tachiks) were joined by various refugees to establish a new independent Medina (Tachkastan or the land of the Tachiks i.e. Parthian Banu Hanifa). Nestorians like Salman-e-Fars joined them. Refugees from Bakka as well as a remnant of Sadducees, evicted by Heraclius from Edessa, also joined the Parthian-Tachiks (Banu Hanifa) in Hatra-Araba and taught the Parthians that they descended from Ishmael -an idea that was slow to get started but by the end of the century would change everything.

Not long after that Heraclius discussed Cyrillian Christology with Hatra-Araba's Parthian-Tachiks (Banu Hanifa). Under pressure from his Nobles, Heraclius swapped Cyrillian Christology for Antidyoenergist-dyophysitism.

Heraclius and Armenia arranged a coup against Khosrow which was successful in 628 when his Melkite son Kavod II was established on the throne.

Ctesiphon was permitted to restore their own Catholicos.

Unexpectedly, the Oriental Orthodox Church alienated the Cyrillians by entering the Antidyoenergist-dyophysite communion with Heraclius and John of the Sedre established a Maphrian of the East in Tagrit under the Syriac Patriarch of Antioch as Catholicos of all the East just before Kavod died.

The Melkites began to confiscate property from the Syriac Cyrillian Church.

Saint Gabriel had warned the Parthian Church in advance against forming an alliance with Judases and "Nestorians" (i.e Antidyoenergist-dyophysites) and Sebeos may be correct that the evicted Sadducees had played their part inciting Hatra against Byzantium prompting some of the betrayed Cyrillians in Hatra to initiate raids against the Melkites in response.

Thus when Heraclius learned that Kavod had died and the Cyrillian Parthians were protecting the throne of Kavod's 7 year old Christian son Ardashir III, he sent an army to assist the significantly evil Shahrbaraz take the throne by killing the young boy. But the Parthians were successful in defeating Shahrbaraz and establishing the Cyrillian Maria's Cyrillian daughter Borandokht on the throne by mid June 629.

However, the Cyrillian Borandokht's power in turn without Byzantine support would be too weak to resist Shapur son of Shahrbaraz when he took the throne from her in 630. Thankfully the Parsigs didn't like Shapur and quickly replaced him with Azarmidokht.

Then Ishoyahb entered into communion with Heraclius and Heraclius betrayed the Syriac Orientals by appointing the Melkite Macedonius over Antioch and all the East instead of recognising as promised the Syriac Oriental Athanasius Gamolo. The Oriental Orthodox Church therefore ended its miserable 2 year Antidyoenergist-dyophysite communion with the Melkites.

The loss of their clergy forced the Parthians to make effort to restore the Cyrillian Boran to the throne once more in 631, the same year that Gamolo died.

The concept of Cyrillian resistance to Adyoenergism is good enough pretext for the Banu Hanifa to start their struggle to assert themselves and to distinguish their Cyrillianism as superior over the "treacherous" and Antidyoenergist-Dyophysite Melkites.

When the Zoroastrians murdered Borandokht, Persia was pushed to the verge of civil war. The Zoroastrians appointed Yazdegard III as the new Shah in 632. However, Boran's murder forced the Cyrillian Parthians to secretly appeal to their kinship with their "Helpers" in Araba's Medina. Thus later in that year Persia began to fall under the rule of Hatra-Araba's Medina. By 634, the until recently Melkite-allied Ctesiphon had already sent emmisaries surrendering to Hatra-Araba's Cyrillian Medina.

Having already faced off the mighty Byzantines and Persians to secure Iraq as an independent kingdom for themselves Hatra's Cyrillians felt themselves the legitimate heirs to the Imperial Persian Star and Crescent so pressed on in all directions filled with courage.

Other Parthians knew the Judeo-Christian influenced Parthians of Araba as Tayaye (Tachiks). They considered themselves as Children of Abraham distinguished from Idumeans (Children of Edom) and Jacobites (Children of Jacob) by names such as Banu Hanifa (Hanifites) where Hanifa means Abraham or as Sarakenoi (Saracens) where Saraken means Sara's Kin i.e. Sarah's Sister, Hagar, for whom they were also called Hajarin (Hagarenes) or Ismaili (Ishmaelites) after Hagar's son. The Tachiks distinguished themselves from other Parthians as well by still using Imperial Akkadian's Arabic dialect (for which they were called Arabs) related to Ugarit, Punic, Hebrew, Syriac and Aramaic.

Geographically, the Tayaye divided into three kinds who could be identified by applying these variant names to them: Alian Banu-Hanifa/Lakhmids/ibaadi/Helpers allied to the Pahlavi, Egyptian-Copt-loving Hagarenes/Moors and Profane Saracen-Ghassanids (also known by many types of insult) in Syria.

From the 630s the Ghassanids steal the limelight from all others. The name comes from the Syriac Orthodox King Ghassan who once ruled them but the Ghassanids were much more ignorant of Judeo-Christian tradition and of Mehmet's Ahsana AlHadith than any other Arabs. Thus they began to develop quite peculiar understandings of Cyrillianism setting themselves significantly apart from the rest of Parthia's Banu Hanifa.

Despite having entered into communion with Heraclius Ctesiphon Ishoyahb himself went to Umar asking for a letter of protection evidencing that Christians had nothing yet to fear from Araba at first. Clearly Ctesiphon had lost all faith in any hope of support from the Melkites and already saw itself as a legitimate part of Araba's Medina.

By now the Byzantine Patriarch Sergius had proposed Sophronius's new Monothelitism to Pope Honorious who agreed likewise dropping Monoenergism for Antidyoenergism as did the ecthesis after them all. Meanwhile, Sophronius had become Patriarch of Jerusalem in time to hand its keys over to Umar in 636 but died in 638.

The Ghassanids established the Armenian Oriental Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the same time. Amr even loved the Coptic Pope for at this point in history the Ghassanids were not so Eutychian. Neither were they careless about support from the local Sadduccees and Nestorian-Monothelites (i.e. Antidyoenergist-dyophysite) so they set about building a sanctuary for the Sadducees on the Temple Mount and in 638 permitted to replace Sophronius with a Monothelite Byzantine Patriarch Sergius of Jaffa for the Melkites in Jerusalem as in Antioch and soon Alexandria too.

But the Ghassanids were basically the peasants who bred like rodents and faught very well so they rose to political power by the sword. They almost certainly couldn't tell the difference between Melkite Antidyoenergist-Dyophysitism and the Banu Hanifa's Dyoenergist-Miaphysitism of the Ahsana AlHadith. But to legitimise their political agenda they 1 began to spread tales exalting Mehmet which conflated him with the Biblical Mahmad, 2 ostracised the Hanifist Prince Ali for his trying to teach them the true Dyoenergic-Miaphysite interpretation of the Ahsana AlHadith and, 3 having been succesfully incited by the Sadducees, claimed a divine mandate to invade the Holy Land whereby the Ghassanids hoped to improve their influence in Araba's Medina by annexing Syria/Sham from Byzantium in 634AD when Umar replaced Abu Bakr. It is apparent that the Ghassanids preferred hearsay to scripture and there was little interest in preserving the Ahsana AlHadith among them. All that simply served to alienate Parthia's Banu Hanifa under Prince Ali who preserved a perfect compilation of Ahsana AlHadith, so proto-Fitna had begun because it was common knowledge that Ali taught the Quran but the Eutychian Ghassanids were trying to hide its non-Eutychian origins. The following decade, even the Oriental Orthodox Church of Araba's Medina would also be regarded as "Nestorian" by the increasingly extremist Eutychian Umayyads.

The Antidyoenergist Pope Honorious was replaced by the Dyoenergist Pope Severinus. Umar had noticed the division between the Western and Eastern Romans and Uthman set about preparing the Ghassanid compilation the Parthian Church's Ahsana AlHadith as a new Islamic Quran in response to the Pope's request for a Tome on the Eutychian Ghassanid beliefs.

By 644, the Eutychian Ghassanids of Syria had become so extreme in their Eutychian Monophysitism that they invited a debate with John of the Sedre as a representative of the non-Eutychian "Nestorians" for (unlike Ali) once having been allied to Heraclius. The outcome prompted the Eutychians to order a translation of the Bible into Arabic.
Early Umayyads were Eutychians

After the Byzantines exiled Pope Martin the Ghssanids attacked Constantinople in 654 but their failures allowed Ali to take over when Uthman died. It is possible that they had intended to liberate the Dyoenergist Pope.

In 656 the Parthian Prince Ali managed, somewhat, to assert the position of Parthia's Banu Hanifa over the spreading fake narratives of the Eutychians. Under the rule of Prince Ali, his son Hussein and Yazdegard's daughter Shahrbonu were wed in a private treaty intended to unite all of Persia and Araba's Medina in the future but it would be ignored by Yazdegard's sons and Ali's party was opposed by an uprising led by the Eutychian Ummayad Muawiya in the West. By the year 666 the Parthian Church had practically been forced underground as Tachiks (Kurdish Alevis). 
Foolish Muawiya derided the Mortal Christ but worshipped the Immortal Masih
In 681 Yazid had Hussein killed and the 6th Roman Ecumenical Council finally burried Antidyoenergism but failed to build any bridge for the Miaphysites. The second Fitna erupted and the Eutychian Umayyad Abdul Malik needing the support of the Sadduccees abandoned Eutychianism and completed the creation of a much more Arian religion called Islam for the Ishmaelites much to the dissatisfaction of the original Banu Hanifa of the Parthian Edah.

Ctesiphon would later show a remarkable level of understanding of the true Miaphysite meanings of the Quran. Rather than Born Again Judaeans they came to refer to the Caliphists as "New Judases".

Despite having ordered Arabic translations, in the end the only way that the Caliphate could respond to debate was by dismissing the Bible as corrupt and prohibiting Christians from studying the Islamic Quran.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your comment will be dealt with as soon as possible.