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
Sources currently included:
; ; ; Sykes 1908 (not reproduced here because of copyright restrictions)
website of Jelle Verheij, historian
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Valian (subdivision of Penjinan, Sairt District)
Veghik (subdivision of Modeki, Western Bitlis District)
Veli Oghlu Ormaghe (subdivision of Kurne, Western Malatya District)
Vilde (Arab) (Urfa District) :
Volian (subdivision of Kharan, Dersim Kurds)
Voshin (Diarbekr District) :