Muzuri Kurds

The Muzuri مزووری; also spelled Mezuri, Missouri, Missuri, Musri, Mzuri or Mzwri) are a Kurdish group inhabiting the northernmost areas of Iraqi Kurdistan.[1] They live to the west of Margavar and (west of Lake Urmia). Muzuri is one of the oldest Kurdish tribes in Kurdistan. The tribe first time mentioned by Sharafkhan Bidlisi in his book Sharafnama in 1597.[2] Muzuri tribe mentioned by Evliya Çelebi in his travelogue called the Seyahatname ("Book of Travel") in 1638,[3] and mentioned by Mark Sykes in 1909, Also mentioned by the Kurdish historian Zaki in his book (Kurd and Kurdistan) in 1931.[4].Mostly settled in Erbil and Dohuk provinces. Pendro is one of the largest villages inhabited by the Muzuri clan.[5]

References

  1. ^ Naṣr Allāh Kisrāʾiyān, Zībā ʻArshī, Khosro Zabihi (1990). Kurdistan. Oriental Art Publishing. p. 16. ISBN 9789197122900.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ Bidlīsī, Sharaf Khān; Izady, Mehrdad R. (2005). The Sharafnam̂a, or, The history of the Kurdish nation, 1597. Mazda. ISBN 9781568590745.
  3. ^ Çelebi, Evliya (1991-01-01). The Intimate Life of an Ottoman Statesman, Melek Ahmed Pasha (1588-1662): As Portrayed in Evliya Celebi's Book of Travels (Seyahat-name). SUNY Press. ISBN 9780791406403.
  4. ^ Bayg, Muhammad Amin Zaki (2002). Zubah-i Tarikh-i Kurd va Kurdistan. Intisharat-i Tus. ISBN 9789643155650.
  5. ^ "muzuri clan".