Index of tribes in the 19th century

Tribes Index

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:

Lamb 1901; Maunsell 1899;  Maunsell 1904; Sykes 1908 (not reproduced here because of copyright restrictions)

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

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Zander (subdivision of Modeki, Western Bitlis District)

Zaz (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)

Zeidan (Motki, Bitlis) Sykes 1908: 466 (B, 20E)

Zekeri [Sasun] Sykes 1908: 464 (B11)

Zevki (subdivision of Chukhsor or Miran, Torabdin District)

Ziaret (subdivision of Modeki, Western Bitlis District)

Zilan (Western Bitlis District) Maunsell 1904:  14

Zillanli (Erzurum) Lamb 1901

Ziranikli (Erzurum) Lamb 1901

Ziravkan (subdivision of Merdesi, Western Malatya District)

Zirofkan  (Karacada─č, Diyarbekir) Sykes 1908: 472 (C,1Cx)

Zirekli (Erzurum) Lamb 1901

Zirikanl─▒ (Ankara) Sykes 1908: 482 (F, 17)

Zorava (subdivision of Haideranli, Erzurum, Lamb 1901)

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