Index of tribes in the 19th century
How does it work ?
This is a name index to a number of 19th century sources about Kurdish, Arabic and Turkmen tribes in the Eastern provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
For an explanation on the sources click on the source name, clicking on the page number, brings you to the relevant page of the source, where the tribe is mentioned.
No attempt has been made to change or standardize the spelling of the tribe names. The original names of the districts mentioned in the sources are also retained.
For more information see here
Sources currently included:
website of Jelle Verheij, historian
Raman (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)
- Maunsell 1899 (Kharzan District, Reshkotan)
- Sykes 1908: 464 (B7) (no loc specified, Diyarbekir) Reshkotanli
Reshid (subdivision of Tai Arabs, Torabdin District)
Rezzan (subdivision of Karagechi, Mardin District)
Ruhtan (subdivision of Mazidagh Kurds, Diarbekr District)
Rutchaba (Motki, Bitlis) Sykes 1908: 466 (B, 20D)
Rutekan (subdivision of Karagechi, Mardin District)