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Yazidis
Êzidî
Yezidis of Jabal.jpg
Yazidis on the moontain o Shingal, Iraqi-Sirian border, 1920s.
Tot population
200,000-300,000[1][2][3]
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Iraq 650,000[4]
 Germany 550,000[5][6][7]
 Sirie 70,000[8][9]
 Roushie 60,586[10]
 Armenie 35,272 (2011 census)[11]
 Georgie 30,843[12]
 Netherlands 10,000
 Swaden 7,000[7]
Scripturs
Yazidi Beuk o Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe)
Yazidi Black Beuk (Mishefa Reş)
Leids
Kurmanji (Laitin script)[13][14][15]
Yazidism
Teep Syncretic
Clessification Yazdânism

The Yazidis (an aa Yezidi, Êzidî) are a Kurdish[16][17][18] releegious commonty[19]. Thair syncretic tradeetional releegion Yazidism (a kin o Yazdânism) is airtit tae Zoroastrianism an auncient Mesopotamian releegions; housamever, Yazidis form a distinct an independent releegious commonty an hae thair ain cultur.[20][21][22]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Allison, Christine (2004-02-20). "Yazidis i: General". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved August 20, 2010. There are probably some 200,000-300,000 Yazidis worldwide. 
  2. "Yezidi". Adherents.com. Retrieved 2008-03-31.  Cites estimates between 100,000 and 700,000.
  3. "Deadly Iraq sect attacks kill 200". BBC News. 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  4. Iraq Yezidis: A Religious and Ethnic Minority Group Faces Repression and Assimilation, aina.org, September 25, 2005.
  5. Jakob, Christian. "Jesiden in Deutschland: Das Trauma der Vorfahren". taz. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  6. Hür, Kemal. "Die Religion der Yeziden". Deutschlandradio Kultur. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Megalommatis, Muhammad Shamsaddin (February 28, 2010). "Dispersion of the Yazidi Nation in Syria, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia and Europe: Call for UN Action". American Chronicle. Retrieved August 20, 2010. 
  8. "Yazidi in Syria Between acceptance and marginalization" (PDF). KurdWatch. kurdwatch.org. p. 4. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  9. Andrea Glioti (October 18, 2013). "Yazidis Benefit From Kurdish Gains in Northeast Syria". al-monitor. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  10. "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 г. Национальный состав населения Российской Федерации". Demoscope. Demoscope.ru. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  11. "2011 Armenian census" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  12. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/92/Georgia_Census_2002-_Ethnic_group_by_major_administrative-territorial_units.pdf
  13. "What language do the Yazidis speak?". ШколаЖизни. 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2015-04-16. 
  14. The Yezidis1 are a heterodox Kurdish-speaking community]
  15. Religion in Kurdistan
  16. Iraklii CHIKHLADZE, Giga CHIKHLADZE THE YEZIDI KURDS AND ASSYRIANS OF GEORGIA: THE PROBLEM OF DIASPORAS AND INTEGRATION INTO CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY; ca-c.org; accessed June 11, 2015.
  17. David Szakonyi Ethnic Mobilization in Post-Soviet Georgia: The Case of the Yezidi-Kurds, ecmi.de; accessed June 11, 2015.
  18. Carole A.O'Leary THE KURDS OF IRAQ:RECENT HISTORY, FUTURE PROSPECTS
  19. YAZIDIS i. GENERAL, iranicaonline.org; accessed June 11, 2015.
  20. Palmer, Michael D.; Burgess, Stanley M. (2012-03-12). The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice. John Wiley & Sons. p. 405. ISBN 9781444355369. Retrieved February 25, 2014. 
  21. "Background: the Yezidi". The Guardian. 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2014-08-09. 
  22. "Who, What, Why: Who are the Yazidis?". BBC World News. Retrieved 2014-08-08.