- La situazione sta peggiorando.
Gridate con noi che i diritti umani sono calpestati da persone che parlano in nome di Dio ma che non sanno nulla di Lui che è Amore, mentre loro agiscono spinti dal rancore e dall’odio.
Gridate: Oh! Signore, abbi misericordia dell’Uomo.
Mons. Shleimun Warduni
Baghdad, 19 luglio 2014
venerdì, settembre 25, 2015
Kosita: the headgear of the Patriarchs of the Assyrian Church of the East
On September 27 the ceremony of the enthronement of the new Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis Sliwa III, will occur in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Of cylindrical shape with a flat or pleated top and a button in the center, the Kosita is wrapped by tubular black bands filled with cotton the seam of which is covered by a black band of fabric about 4 cm. wide.
|Photo by Philippi Collection|
The current patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East Mar Gewargis Sliwa III has always worn a three-bands Kosita.
* All the information about Kosita comes from the blog of Mr. Dieter Philippi (Philippi Collection) who owns the largest collection of clerical, religious and spiritual headgears and who kindly gave to Baghdadhope the permission to reproduce the photos in the post.
|The 4 bands Kosita worn by the late Mar Dinkha IV. |
Photo by Philippi Collection
|The 3 bands kosita worn by Mar Gewargis Sliwa as Metropolitan of the Assyrian Church of the East.|
Photo by Ishtartv