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Eastern Orthodox Christians

The Eastern Orthodox Christian Church (sometimes referred to as Greek Orthodox) may be distinguished by five principle denominations: (1) Greek Church follows the original Greek or Byzantine liturgy formed at Constantinople during the 4th and 5th centuries; (2) Syrian liturgy is observed by followers in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt; (3) Armenian rite is used primarily Armenians in Asiatic Turkey, Persia, Russia, and colonies in Hungary, and Ukraine; (4) Coptic rite is followed in Egypt and Abyssinia; (5) Chaldean rite has followers in Persia, India, and Malabar Islands.

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