Assiette Kara Fatima L’Héroïne Du Kurdistan


Kurdish Amazon
Kara Fatima

– 1800th Century Kurds

Kara Fatima Khanum a Kurdish Amazon – The female chaftain of a Kurdish tribe from Marash

Kara Fatima is a Kurdish personality who was very popular in the 19th century in Europe because she was a female warrior: “A Kurdish amazaon”-  The Turkish sultan had captured her husband, therefore, she offered herself a warrior in the Sultan army with her 10,000 strong men. She was a Kurdish clan leader. In the pre-Islamic Kurdish culture women could have leading positions in society.

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