[lg policy] More on Yazidis and Kurdish language

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 15 15:42:58 UTC 2014


Here's a more scholarly article I found on line:

*YAZIDISIM*

*A Heterodox Kurdish Religion*
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*By: CHRISTINE ALLISON*





*Table of Contents:*

* Introduction
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Introduction>
Origins
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Origins>
History and Development
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#History%20and%20Development>
Geographical Distribution and Identity
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Geographical%20Distribution%20and%20Identity>
Religious Belief and Practice
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Religious%20Belief%20and%20Practice>
Pilgrimage
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Pilgrimage>
Prayer <http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Prayer>
Festivals
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Festivals>
Purity and Taboos
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Purity%20and%20Taboos>
Social and religious groups
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Social%20and%20religious%20groups>
Textual traditions
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Textual%20traditions>
Bibliography
<http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Religions/iranian/yazidis.htm#Bibliography>*
This articles states that most Yazidis speak Kurdish, with a few exceptions
that speak Arabic.

HS
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