It started out as the language of administration in the ancient Persian Empire, and the most widespread Semitic language in the Middle East, until the advent of Arabic. It is the language the Talmud was written in, and a language of liturgy for Judaism and Maronite Christianity. It is a vernacular for Kurdistani Jews and Assyrian Orthodox living on the corridor from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. It was the language of Jesus Christ, and when you say the individual letters, they are exactly the same as you say them in Hebrew. Shlama to the World of Aramaic.
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