To Mesopotamia & Kurdistan
In Disguise, 1912

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E. B. SOANE, 1912

About the Author E. B. Soane (1881-1923)

E. B. Soane was a pre-eminent expert of the Kurds, a kurdolog and wrote many articles and books about the Kurds and their language and culture. He worked at one time for the Imperial Bank of Iran and is probably best known for his book “To Mesopotamia and Kurdistan in Disguise”. In this book he recounts a journey he made from Constantinople to Baghdad disguised as a Persian traveller. He spoke Kurdish Persian, Arabic and was an acknowledged expert on the Kurdish language.

 

 

 

 

by
E. B. SOANE

With the historical notice of the Kurdish Tribes
and the Caldeans of the Kurdistan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar of the Kurmanji or Kurdish Language, E. B. Soane, 1913

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Encampment of Jaf Kurds in Shahr-i Zur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix - Kurdish Tribes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Adela Jaf Khanum.

The Kurdish society was a Matriarchal society before Islam.
But still there are some Kurdish female tribe cheifs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Adela Jaf Khanum.

The Kurdish society was a Matriarchal society before Islam.
But still there are some Kurdish female tribe cheifs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Jaf Tribe Chief, Southern Kurdistan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Map of Mesopotamia and Kurdistan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Soane, Lady Adela Jaf Khanum, Major E B Soane, Captain Lees, Ahmed Beg . Taken at Halabja, October 1919.

The Kurdish society was a Matriarchal society before Islam.
But still there are some Kurdish female tribe cheifs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes on The Tribes of The Southern Kurdistan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Obituary Of Major EB Soane, Travels In Kurdistan, 1923

 

 

 

 

SOANE - GRAMMAR OF THE KURDISH LANGUAGE


SOANE - NOTES ON THE PHONOLOGY OF SOUTHERN KURMANJI


SOANE - A SHORT ANTOLOGY OF GORAN POETRY


SOANE - NOTES ON KURDISH DIALECTS†




KURDISH DIGITAL REGISTER
For Kurdology - Research & Sicence

 

 

 


Foundation For Kurdish Library & Museum