THE KURDS: History and Culture We are uploading Professor Jamal Nabaz's  book of   THE KURDS: History and Culture Click book cover to read or download whole book    ...

"It is so sad to hear our nation’s renowned intellectual, scholar and writer Professor Dr Jamal Nabaz passed away (8 December 2018). On this sad occasion, we extend our condolences to our nation and the relatives and colleagues of Professor Nabaz." DirokaKurdistan.com     The Kurdish Language From Oral Tradition to Written Language Professor...

Exploring Kurdish Origins     Prof. Mehrdad R. Izady     The question of Kurdish origins, i.e., who the Kurds are and where they come from, has for too long remained an enigma. Doubtless in a few words one can respond, for example, that Kurds are the end-product of numerous layers...

1741 linguistic map of Europe, Asia, and Africa by Jakub Marian Gottfried Hensel (1687–1765) was a German linguist. His book Synopsis Universae Philologiae, published in 1741, was an early work on comparative linguistics, which strove to present all the world’s languages known at the time together with their writing systems. The...

Evolution of the pronoun “I” in Indo-European languages   by Jakub Marian   Most European languages developed from a single language called Proto-Indo-European, spoken approximately between 4500 BC and 2500 BC somewhere in the Ukrainian and Russian steppe, according to the most widely accepted hypothesis. The basic words in most modern European...

Ancient Kurdish Clan (Tribe) Mamykan / Mamikonean    Latif Mammad     Armenian sources (Favstos Buzand. IV - 27,31,36,39; “The History of Armenia” by M. Khorensky; N. Adonts [1]) report on the princely clan Mamikoneans, whose ancestral area was considered Tayk. Sources emphasize that the Mamikonean's principalities along with the...

Indo-European homeland and migrations: half a century of studies and discussions     Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze & Vyacheslav V. Ivanov     The problem of the initial place from which the original Indo- European dialects spread over Eurasia has been studied by several generations of scholars. Few alternative points of view...

Andrew Collins and Hugh Newman investigate Nevalı Çori       Andrew Collins and Hugh Newman investigate Nevalı Çori that was built around 8400 BC and was contemporary with the later phases of Göbekli Tepe. The site was excavated between 1983-1991 when the area was to be flooded by...

Toros Ahpar, Armenia Travel Guide.   Travel essays by Archimandrite Garegin Srvandztyants.   Annex to the 1st issue of Volume IX of the News of the Caucasian Department of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society. Tiflis, 1887   At the end of May 1879: Harput Valley is divided into two parts: ...