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Chaldean may refer to:
- the contemporary Assyrian people, belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church.
- the historical Babylonians, in particular in a Hellenistic context
- The 11th dynasty of the Kings of Babylon (6th century BC) is conventionally known to historians as the Chaldean Dynasty.
- Chaldean mythology is a generalized term used to refer to all the mythologies of ancient Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia.
- Chaldea, "the Chaldees" of the KJV Old Testament, was a Hellenistic designation for a part of Babylonia.
- The Chaldean Oracles played a role in Hellenistic mystery religions of the first centuries BC and AD.
- Roman and medieval authors used the name 'Chaldeans' in particular for astrologers and mathematicians of Babylonia.
- the Khaldi, called Chaldeans by classical authors in spite of being unrelated to the Assyrians
- Chaldean language in old references may refer to the Urartian language
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