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A Kurdish landlord from the region of Mount Hazon (Bitlis province).  Late 19th century.  The drawing was first published in 1894.

A Kurdish landlord from the region of Mount Hazon (Bitlis province). Late 19th century. The drawing was first published in 1894.

A Kurdish woman from Dersim, in festive outfit, late 19th century.  Ethnic group: probably Zaza and Alevi Kürt.  The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces.  From a postcard published by the French 'Mission des PP Capucins'.

A Kurdish woman from Dersim, in festive outfit, late 19th century. Ethnic group: probably Zaza and Alevi Kürt. The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces. From a postcard published by the French 'Mission des PP Capucins'.

Kurdish man from northern Syria, ca. 1920.

Kurdish man from northern Syria, ca. 1920.

Kurdish landlord wearing an impressive headgear (at the time, an indication of his social status).  From southeastern Anatolia, ca. 1875.  This engraving was first published in 1880.

Kurdish landlord wearing an impressive headgear (at the time, an indication of his social status). From southeastern Anatolia, ca. 1875. This engraving was first published in 1880.

Japanese Imperial Army Ww2 | WW2 Pacific - Japanese Imperial Army- Archives from Major Shokimi ...

Japanese Imperial Army Ww2 | WW2 Pacific - Japanese Imperial Army- Archives from Major Shokimi ...

Korean archers from the Chosen Kingdom. Joseon (July 1392 – August 1910) (also Chos?n, Choson, Chosun), was a Korean sovereign state founded by Taejo Yi Seong-gye that lasted for approximately five ce

Archers of the Chosen or Korean Empire

Korean archers from the Chosen Kingdom. Joseon (July 1392 – August 1910) (also Chos?n, Choson, Chosun), was a Korean sovereign state founded by Taejo Yi Seong-gye that lasted for approximately five ce

Life has changed very little for the tribes since the turn of the first millennium.They live a simple life of hunting,gathering,raising cattle and growing sorghum along the banks of the River Omo.

Life has changed very little for the tribes since the turn of the first millennium.They live a simple life of hunting,gathering,raising cattle and growing sorghum along the banks of the River Omo.

The festive/ceremonial costume of a Kurdish townswoman from Harput.  Late-Ottoman, ca. 1870.   The impressive headgear (called 'hotoz') implies many scarves (some of light colours, some dark), which are braided by each other on top of a small cap.  A double chain with dangles is fixed to the 'hotoz' by means of two golden head pins.  Picture from ‘Les Costumes Populaires de la Turquie’- Osman Hamdi Bey, 1873. (Erfgoedbibliotheek, Antwerpen).

The festive/ceremonial costume of a Kurdish townswoman from Harput. Late-Ottoman, ca. 1870. The impressive headgear (called 'hotoz') implies many scarves (some of light colours, some dark), which are braided by each other on top of a small cap. A double chain with dangles is fixed to the 'hotoz' by means of two golden head pins. Picture from ‘Les Costumes Populaires de la Turquie’- Osman Hamdi Bey, 1873. (Erfgoedbibliotheek, Antwerpen).

A peasant from the Dersim region, in everyday outfit, anno 1937.  Ethnic group: Alevi Kurd (Zaza).  Mind his peculiar shoe-ware (provided with a rubber sole, recycled from worn-out tires).  The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces.

A peasant from the Dersim region, in everyday outfit, anno 1937. Ethnic group: Alevi Kurd (Zaza). Mind his peculiar shoe-ware (provided with a rubber sole, recycled from worn-out tires). The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces.

Two 'dede' (religious leaders) of the Kızılbaş (Alevi Kurds from the Dersim region), wearing formal/ceremonial outfit, in 1937. Ethnic group: Zaza. The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces.

Two 'dede' (religious leaders) of the Kızılbaş (Alevi Kurds from the Dersim region), wearing formal/ceremonial outfit, in 1937. Ethnic group: Zaza. The Dersim region contains the actual Tunceli province, and some neighbouring districts of the Elazığ and Bingöl provinces.

A man of the Kurdish Jaff tribe, 19th century. The Jaff are native to the northern and central Zagros area, which is divided between Iran and Iraq.

A man of the Kurdish Jaff tribe, 19th century. The Jaff are native to the northern and central Zagros area, which is divided between Iran and Iraq.

Kurdische Männer in traditionellen Gewändern im Jahr 1873.

(kurdisch Kurd کورد) sind ein Volk im Nahen Osten, dessen Hauptsiedlungsgebiet als „Kurdistan“ bezeichnet wird. Die kurdische Sprache gehört zu den Indogermanischen Sprachen und zwar zum nordwestlichen Zweig der Iranischen Sprachen (gelegentlich…