The history of the Kurdish people and their land (Kurdistan) goes at least as far back as 595 BC: The Kurdish people have more roots in this region than even the Armenians; far more substance than the Islamic Ottoman/Turkish overlords who are seeking to deprive the Kurdish people of their land (homeland) today.
Nineteenth-century scholars, such as George Rawlinson, identified Corduene with the modern Kurdish people. This view is also supported by some recent academic sources which have considered Corduene as proto-Kurdish, or as equivalent to modern-day Kurdistan. There were numerous forms of this name, partly due to the difficulty of representing kh in Latin.
Jewish sources trace the origins of the people of Corduene to the marriage of Jinns of King Solomon with 500 beautiful Jewish women. The history of the Kurdish people is as follows:
- To Urartu 9th century-595 BC
- To Medes 595-550 BC
- To Persia 550-331 BC
- To Alexander the Great 331-301 BC
- To the Seleucid Empire 301-189 BC
- Independent 189-90 BC
- To Armenia 90-66 BC
- To the Roman Republic 66-27 BC
- To the Roman Empire 27 BC-AD 37
- To Parthia 37-47
- To the Roman Empire 47-252
- To Persia 252-287
- To the Roman Empire 287-384
- To Armenia 384-428
- To Persia 428-651
- To several Muslim states.
- To the Safavid Iran in 1507/1508
- To the Ottoman Empire in 1514.
NOTE: You will notice that in the timeline above “Muslim” does not enter until long after the Arab invasions in the 7th century. The fact is that when the Arabs first invaded their neighbors in the 7th century, (i.e., they took Baghdad, Damascus and Jerusalem), Islam did not exist. During their first invasions the Arabs made no mention of a “religion” called Islam, nor of a “prophet” named Mohammad: No Arab was yelling “allahu-akbar” as the Arab invaders do today. Neither were the Arabs monotheistic: They were in the 7th century idolaters worshiping hundreds of different gods and goddesses as stone idols, one of which was “Allah” the moon-god, whose wife was the sun-god and they had three daughters (goddesses). The sun and three daughters were even included in the first writings of the Qur’an at the end of the 7th century. This is the subject of Salmon Rushdie’s book The Satanic Verses. “Islam” was in fact conceived by the Arabs after their first invasion to compete with Judaism and Christianity and is why they plagiarized many of the Bible stories when they wrote the Qur’an, but added their false claim that an Arab was the last “prophet”.
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