Iran had its own independent writing system 4,400 years ago: study Late in November, Francois Desset publicized that he had deciphered a 4400-year-old cuneiform bas-relief during a project, which may be a cultural “revolution” in the history of writing in the world scene. “This decoding is considered...

Hevokek ji nameya şahê mîtaniyan Tûşrata, ji bo fîrawûn Amenhotepê III-mîn Ali Husein Kerim     Serdema XIV-mîn B.Z., xanedana XIII-mîn, fîrawûn Amenhotepê III-mîn deshilatdarê Misrê bû (B.Z. 1390-1353). Dîrokzanan, hukumdariya wî, wek serdemeke aşîtiya navbera dewletên herema Asya-Nêzik û pêşvebirina Misrê destnîşan dikin. Amenhotepê III-mîn şûna şer û...

About the kassites also known as the gauls and then gens Cassia Politecnico di Milano, Transport infrastructures and Geosciences, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Milano, Italy Email address: paola.villani@polimi.it To cite this article: Paola Villani. About The Kassites Also Known As the Gauls and Then Paola Villani Abstract: Thanks to the opportunity...

Ahmad Khani, also spelled Ahmad-i Khani (Kurdish: Ehmedê Xanî‎; 1650, Hakkari – 1707, Doğubayazıt), was a Kurdish writer, poet, astronomer and philosopher.[1] He was born amongst the Khani's tribe in Hakkari province in present-day Turkey. He moved to Bayezid in Ritkan province and settled there. Later he started with teaching Kurdish (Kurmanji) at basic level. Khani was fluent in Kurdish, Arabic and Persian. He wrote his...

The Origin of Kurds Ferdinand Hennerbichler Received February 28th, 2012; revised March 30th, 2012; accepted April 12th, 2012 Kurds are traditionally regarded as Iranians and of Iranian origin, and therefore as Indo-Europeans, mainly, because they speak Iranian. This hypothesis is largely based on linguistic considerations and was predominantly...

Kar-daKI-ka 21st ce. B.C.E. Karda Land of Valiant Mountain People Central Zagros East Terminological Analysis   Ferdinand Hennerbichler   Abstract The toponym “kar-daKI-ka” (“ma-da kar-daKI-ka”) means land of “Karda”, which derives most likely out of Akkadian “qarda” (“qurda”) for heroic, brave, valiant, and warlike (mountain) people. It was geographically located in ancient heartlands of...