a member of an ancient people who lived in Chaldea circa 800 bc and ruled Babylonia 625–539 bc . They were renowned as astronomers and astrologers.
These groups included the Babylonians, Assyrians, Chaldeans , Persians, Greeks, and Romans.
the Semitic language of the ancient Chaldeans.
It is understood that as a boy he had also taught himself, or tried to learn, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Chaldean and Chinese.
a member of a Syrian Uniate (formerly Nestorian) Church based mainly in Iran and Iraq.
About 80% of Iraqi Christians are Chaldeans or Uniate Catholics.