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T-shaped columns which has recently been founded (2003) in Girê Navokê (Gobekli Tepe) in Ruha is consedering belongs to the eldest temple in the world, Age over 11000 years

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A Kurdish Lion of Elamits in Protoliterate period of Mesopotamia, 3000 AD


 


 


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Click here to see! Some Kurdish Antique Objects


 


 


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Click here to see several other Kurdish antique objects!


 


 


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The mosaic floor which is from the Roman era found in the city of Ur-Ha (Ru-Ha/Urfa)


 


 


 


 


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The historical ruins of Kommagene in Kurdistan (the thrones of the Gods and Godies), in the Kurdish city Semsour (Adiyaman) ©-ROXANE PHOTOS


 


 


 


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According to the Old Testament the Kurdish Wan Lake
is The lake in the Garden of Eden. Klick here to see more!


 


 


 


 















































































































































































































































































































 


 


 


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An ancient temple in the Kurdish city Antakia, ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


 


 


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An ancient temple in the Kurdish city Antakia, ©-ROXANE PHOTOS


 


 


 


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The beautiful Church, Akh Tamara from 10th century on an island on the Kurdish lake Wan ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


 


 


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An ancient tomb, from Wan region


 


 


 


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The beautiful Armenian Church, in Eastern Kurdistan from 10th century on the Kurdish Lake Urumia


 


 


 


 


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Sheqlawa Tourist Resort (Southern Kurdistan)




 


 


 


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The Castle of Hawlêr: in Southern Kurdistan




 


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Lions – a central theme in the Kurdish mytological history – the lion in the picture is from historical ruins in the Botan province in northern Kurdistan


 


 


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“Median Flag” – Median National front




 


 


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The Median Emperor Cyxsares – Key Xosro



 


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Historical ruins in Kurdistan – The old port in Amedi (Southern Kurdistan)
(Rock Monuments in Shoutern Kurdistan (Sardka) by Edmonds C. J)



 


 


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Historical ruins in Kurdistan


 


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Historical ruins in Kurdistan (Dersim)


 


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Historical ruins in Kurdistan (Dersim)



 


 


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The Famous Kurdish Historical Castle: Birca Belek (WhiteCastle) which is existing in Kurdish poetry, epos



 


 


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Amîda (Diyar Bekr) in 1960:ies




 


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Animal figures – on the city wall of Kurdish Amida


 


 



 


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On the ancient wall of Diyar Bekr, 5000m lång, 17m high and 4m wide



 


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The Ancient Hasan Pasha Hostel in Amida (Diyarbekr) where the ancient traveling caravans onthe silk road rested – today a five stars hotel



 


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Inside of the historical Sun Temple, today Big Mosque in Diyarbekir



 


 


 


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Port of The Inner Wall – Amed (Diyarbekir)



 


 



Historical ruins from the Kurdish city of Afrin in Western Kurdistan (Syria)



 


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Historical ruins from the Kurdish city of Afrin in Western Kurdistan (Syria)



 


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Historical ruins from the Kurdish city of Afrin in Western Kurdistan (Syria)



 


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Historical ruins from the Kurdish city of Afrin in Western Kurdistan (Syria)



 


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Historical ruins from the Kurdish city of Afrin in Western Kurdistan (Syria)



 


 


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Spice market in Kurdish city Amîda (Diyar Bakr) ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


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An ancient Kurdish town: Midyad



 


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An ancient Kurdish city Mêrdîn (Mardin)



 


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An ancient Kurdish city Mêrdîn (Mardin)



 


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An ancient Kurdish city Mêrdîn (Mardin)



 


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An ancient Kurdish city Mêrdîn (Mardin)



 


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An ancient Kurdish city Mêrdîn (Mardin)



 


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The Church Deyr-o Yoldath Aloho (Santa Maria) the 3th Century in Hah villiage in the ancient Kurdish city Midyad



 


 


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“Jurn” a giant mortar which is used for crushing wheat to prepare “Savar”, in the ancient Kurdish City Rûha ©-ROXANE PHOTOS


 


 


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The Prophet Abraham’s lake in the Kurdish city Rûha. The fishs in this lake are protected by law ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


 


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The Kurdish folkloric costumes from the Cûlemerg (Hekkari) Province. ©- Kurdish Book Bank – SARA



 


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Young Kurdish Gentleman, 1935, Sinjar (Southern Kurdistan)



 


 


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A Kurdish folkloric dressing, anonimous




 


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The French diplomat Bernard Dorin. In 1919 divided France and England Kurdistan between many states.





 


 


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The Syriac manastry in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq)



 


 


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A Modern Church in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Building of the modern churchs in whole Turkey is not usual



 


 


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A church wich has been converted to a mosque by the muslim Turkish conqurors: Ishaq Pasha



 


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The Kurdish Bazîd & Khoshab Castel ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


 


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The most important church of the Celdan and Syriac christians ; Dêra Zahferan in the in the Kurdish province of Mêrdîn ©-ROXANE PHOTOS



 


 


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Duhok, Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq)



 


 


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Hewler – The province capital of Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq)



 


 


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A palace in Kurdish city Sina in Eastern Kurdistan (Iranian Kurdistan)



 


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Kurdistan is the paradise on the earth. Here is a lake underground – Eastern Kurdistan (Iranian Kurdistan)



 


 


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Guerillas in the nature in Eastern Kurdistan (Iranian Kurdistan)



 


 


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Winter, Kurdish montains and peshmergas/guerillas



 


 


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The Tigris river, nearby the ancient Kurdish city Amîda (Diar-î Bakr)


 


 


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Septimus Severus Bridge in the Kurdish Semsûr Region



 


 


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Kirkuk, The heart of Kurd in the Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq)



 


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An absolutely paradise: Munzur Valley, in the Kurdish Dersim province


 


 



Upper Tigris



 


 


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Çolig (‘Bingöl’) Ava Perî



 


 


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The ancient bidge of Afrîn: in Western Kurdistan waiting restoration. But the authorities are not aware of any cultural haritage at all






 


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Kurdish Dagger



 


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The tipical Kurdish Dagger



 


 


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The tipical Kurdish Dagger



 


 


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The tipical Kurdish Dagger


 


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The windows of the former Kurdish Library in the hall of the grand mosque of Kurdish Amida



 


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The Sun Timer at the garden of the old Sun Tample but now: The Great Mosque – Mizgefta Mazin (Ulu Cami)



 


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The marmor column from the old church (in present Grand Mosque) of Amida


 


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Sheik Said The Leader of the Kurdish upprising in 1925 in Diyar Bekr. His body is an massgrave in Diyarkeir city (Derê Ciyê, ‘Dag Kapi’)


 


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Ghazi Muhammed, the president of the Kurdish Republic Mahabad in 1947, Eastern Kurdistan



 


 


 


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Khalid Begê Cibrî – The leader of the Kurdish Rezistance Movement Azadî (Freedom) (Azadi – Kürdistan Istiklal Cemiyeti) ) in 1920:ies. Hanged by Turkish forces in 14th April 1925 in the Kurdish city Bitlis



 


 


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The Kurdish hero YADO: Lehengê millî Yadîn Mehmûd Ebas -(YADO)



 


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The Kurdish intellectual Osman Sebrî from Syrian Kurdistan



 


 


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Dr Yûsif Ezîzoxlî – a beloved and helpful doctor who lived in Amed (Diyarbekr) in 1960:ies. Azizoglu treated poor people for free every friday.




 


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Common press conference, PKK & PUK



 


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Common press conference, PKK, PUK, SPK (psk) & PDL (dep)




 


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A Kurdish meeting in USA at the earlier 1920ies



 


 


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The founder of Kurdish Latin alphabeth, founder and editor of the Kurdish magazines, Hawar, Ronahî, Prince Jaladat Alî Badr Khan



 


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Nuredîn Zaza




 


 


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Mazlum Dogan , a Kurdish intellectual student leader died in the military prison of Diyarbakir


(click on the picture to read his historical defence speach in the Turkish military court)


 


 


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The Kurdish avantgardist Necmedîn Buyukkaya, killed in the military prison of Diyarbekir. (Sêwreg, 1943 – Diyarbekir, 22/1/1984)




 


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The untiring human rights defender, Dr Ismail Besikci



 


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Edîb Karahan, Kurdish journalist and politician from 1960:ies, from Qosar (Kiziltepe)


 


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Kurdish historian and linguist: Taufîq Wahby



 


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Mihemmed-î Mîhrî, (1889 Ciwanro – ?), Istanbul (1957) Foto: S.UCAR



 


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Erdewan Zakhoyî, the Kurdish singer who has been killed by Saddam because he refused to sing for Saddam



 


 


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Faik Bucak (1919 – 4/7-1966) a Kurdish politician in 1950 and 1960:ies in the Kurdish city Amîda



 


 


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Dancing Kurdish women from Caucassus



 


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Kurdish Folk Dance From Samsûr (Adiyaman/Kahta)



 


 


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Aware Kurdish woman in Turkish trial



 


 


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The heaviest load is carried by the Kurdish woman




 


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A Kurdish Woman From Eastern Kurdistan, 1896


Kurdish women From The Earlier Centuries – click to see other women photos



 


 


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An illustration from the earlier centuries showing Kurdish folk costumes



 


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Kurdish king (Mîr) with his queen (Banû)



 


 


 



Kurdish Fighter, 1881


 


 


 


 


 


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London Illustrated News Vol XXIV in 1854



 


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Amadeo Preziosi 1816-1882, Kurdish Warriors



 


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Kurds of Mako, Mamasanî Kurds, Kurd of Yerevan



 


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Jewish Kurds



 


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Antique Kurds (Medians)



 


 


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The heaviest load is carried by the Kurdish woman



 


 


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Andrea Wolf (Ronahî) an internationalist German woman who fighted side by side with Kurdish gerilla, Kurdistan Rapport, Nr 128, December 2006


 


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Rahîme KAHRAMAN






 


 


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Garabetê Xaco – The Kurdish Armenian Singer


 


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A Kurdish girl with traditional tatoo and haed-shal from Dêrik province, Northern Kurdistan (The Kurdish artist Rojîn)

Contemporary Kurdish Women | KURDISH WOMEN FROM THE EARLIER CENTURIESPhoto Album



 


 


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Kurdish nomad teen-girls in traditional cloths


 



 


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Lynette Lindfield SOANE




 


 



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Kurdish Music Group in 1970-ies, Southern Kurdistan
















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Kurdish Music Group in 1970-ies, Southern Kurdistan


 


 


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A view from the begining of the last century (1920) from Mahabad, Eastern Kurdistan


 


 


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Kurdish leader Masud Barzani in the younger age, as a peshmerga (Kurdish guerilla) soldier


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Dame Kurde, painting from 1800-century


Please only work between the tow black lines الرجاء تحرير النص بين السطرين السود فقط