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David B. Perley Wikipedia
David Barsom Perley (1901-1979) was an ethnic Assyrian and known for his cultural activities. He was also known as a philosopher and nationalist who created some of the theories of Assyrian nationalism. Perley was originally of the Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church, and was born in Harput, Turkey.
“I am an Assyrian, and as an Assyrian I am obligated to be actively interested in the destiny of the Assyrians, once the greatest nation now almost forgotten. I would be an arch-chriminal if I failed to assume this obligation”.