History related articles


09/10/2018

Exploring Kurdish Origins

By Prof. Mehrdad R. Izady The question of Kurdish origins, i.e., who the Kurds are and where they come from, has for too long remained an enigma. […]
09/10/2018

Problems In Kurdish Historiography

By Prof. Mehrdad Izady Compilation and organization of Kurdish history is a time consuming task. Happily, the cause is the sheer volume of available primary sources of […]
09/10/2018

Prehistory of Saladin

Vladimir Minorsky, Prehistory of Saladin Saladin’s Origins (A) The famous biographer Ibn Khallikân (A.D. 1211-82) made a special inquiry into the history of Saladin’s family1 and came to the following […]
09/10/2018

Soviet Plans for Baba Gurgur

Henry D. Astarjian With Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech, which marked the inception of the cold war, Soviet propaganda in the world and in the Middle East […]