Mahmoud Bayazidi

Mahmoud Bayazidi (1797-1859) was born in Bayazid (Doğubeyazit in Turkish), which is now in the province of Agri, in Kurdistan of Turkey. After studying to Tabriz, he pursued a teaching career in Bayazid, his hometown. Recognized for his erudition and his qualities as a teacher, he wrote this book at the request of Alexandre Jaba, Russian consul then sent to Erzurum, who was very interested in the language, culture and history of the Kurdish people. .