The Yezidi Kurds' Tribes & Clans of South Caucasus

Anqosi, Keremê
June 2005
International Journal of Kurdish Studies;2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1/2, p55
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the Yezidi Kurds' tribes and clans of the southern Caucasus. Yezidi Kurds have been in the southern Caucasus under Russia but fled during the Ottoman oppression and discrimination of 1916-1918, settling in Armenia and Georgia. However, the Soviet Union's collapse made them leave Armenia and Georgia to settle in Europe, Russia, and other countries. South Caucasus Yezidis are divided into two groups which include the Zuquri Yezidis, and Axbaran Yezidis. Information which includes the names of villages, provinces, and family trees are also presented.


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