Ò The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion || ☆ PDF Download by Ú Birgul Acikyildiz
Jun 19, 2019 - 17:21 PM By Birgul Acikyildiz

Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East Yezidis emerged for the first time in the 12th century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq Their religion, which has become notorious for its associations with devil worship, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto Indo European religions, eYezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East Yezidis emerged for the first time in the 12th century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq Their religion, which has become notorious for its associations with devil worship, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto Indo European religions, early Persian faiths like Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism, Sufism and regional paganism like Mithraism Birgul Acikyildiz offers a comprehensive appraisal of Yezidi religion, society and culture Written without presupposing any prior knowledge about Yezidism, and in an accessible and readable style, her book examines Yezidis not only from a religious point of view but as a historical and social phenomenon She throws light on the origins of Yezidism, and charts its historical development from its beginnings to the present as part of the general history of the Kurds The author describes the Yezidi belief system which considers Melek Taus the Peacock Angel to be ruler of the earth and its religious practices and observances, analyzing the most important facets of Yezidi religious art and architecture and their relationship to their neighbours throughout the Middle East Richly illustrated, with accompanying maps, photographs and illustrations, the book will have strong appeal to all those with an interest in the culture of the Kurds, as well as the wider region.
  • Title: The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion
  • Author: Birgul Acikyildiz
  • ISBN: 9781848852747
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover

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Steve Cran Jun 19, 2019 - 17:21 PM
Before a year a couple of years ago many people had never heard of the Yezidi, now people know of them because they were victimized by the radical group, ISIS.  Now they have been driven from their homelands and their women and you g girls have been sold into white slavery . Most people do not know anything more about these people . Which makes this book great because it discusses their origins, history, religious observances, societal structure and material culture. In the introduction this Ku [...]
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Rama Jun 19, 2019 - 17:21 PM
Yezidism and Hinduism: Common origins from a proto Indo-Iranian religion. This book focusses mainly on the culture and history of Yezidis. Since the fall of 2014, the atrocities of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) committed in Iraq and Syria came into light, the world learned that thousands of innocent Yezidis were slaughtered. Their plight and sufferings are too gruesome to describe. Since then there has been a surge of interest in understanding the culture and traditions of Yezidi people [...]
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SeaShore Jun 19, 2019 - 17:21 PM
yezidisinternational/aMeeting PeopleThe most common greeting is the handshake coupled with eye contact and a smile.Good friends of the same sex may greet each other with a handshake and a kiss on each cheek, starting with the right.Expect to be introduced to each person individually at a small social function. At a large function, you may introduce yourself.They converse freely with men and do not veil their faces from them as some Muslim women do.HospitalityHospitality is a tradition deeply ing [...]
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The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion By Birgul Acikyildiz Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East Yezidis emerged for the first time in the 12th century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq Their religion, which has become notorious for its associations with devil worship, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto Indo European religions, eYezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East Yezidis emerged for the first time in the 12th century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq Their religion, which has become notorious for its associations with devil worship, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto Indo European religions, early Persian faiths like Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism, Sufism and regional paganism like Mithraism Birgul Acikyildiz offers a comprehensive appraisal of Yezidi religion, society and culture Written without presupposing any prior knowledge about Yezidism, and in an accessible and readable style, her book examines Yezidis not only from a religious point of view but as a historical and social phenomenon She throws light on the origins of Yezidism, and charts its historical development from its beginnings to the present as part of the general history of the Kurds The author describes the Yezidi belief system which considers Melek Taus the Peacock Angel to be ruler of the earth and its religious practices and observances, analyzing the most important facets of Yezidi religious art and architecture and their relationship to their neighbours throughout the Middle East Richly illustrated, with accompanying maps, photographs and illustrations, the book will have strong appeal to all those with an interest in the culture of the Kurds, as well as the wider region.

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