Seminar für Iranistik

Monographs and Edited Books:


  • The Yezidi Religious Textual Tradition: From Oral to Written. Categories, Transmission, Scripturalisation and Canonisation of the Yezidi Oral Religious Texts. Series: Studies in Oriental Religions 72, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2017, X, 625 p.

  • [Guest Editor] with Ph. Kreyenbroek, Kurdish Studies 4(2)Yezidism and Yezidi Studies in the early 21st century, guest edited by Omarkhali, Kh. and Kreyenbroek, Ph., London, Transnational Press London, 2016.

  • Ph.G. Kreyenbroek in collaboration with Z. Kartal, Kh. Omarkhali, and Kh.J. Rashow, Diyanat al-Yazidiya fi Awrupa, from English to Arabic: Miryam Hassan Ibrahim, Erbil, 2016. (Arabic trsl. of Yezidism in Europe: Different Generations speak about their Religion, 2009).

  • [Editor] Kürdistan'da Dini Azınlıklar: Ana-akımın dışnda kalanlar. English to Turkish: İbrahim Bingöl. Avesta, Istanbul, 2014. (= Turkish trsl. of Religious Minorities in Kurdistan: Beyond the Mainstream, 2014).

  • [Editor] Religious Minorities in Kurdistan: Beyond the Mainstream. Series: Studies in Oriental Religions, vol. 68. Harrassowitz, O., Wiesbaden, 2014.

    Reviews: 1) Bruinessen, M. van, Kurdish Studies 2(2), 2014, pp. 240-243. 2) Osztovics, Ch., in F. Hennerbichler et al. (eds.), Wiener Jahrbuch für Kurdische Studien. Die Geschichte von Kurdischen Studien und Kurdologie, Wien, 2014-2015, pp. 522-523.

  • Yezidi Religious Texts: Their Theological Implications with some References to the Ahl-e Haqq Religious Tradition. DFG project Graduiertenkolleg 896/2 "Götterbilder-Gottesbilder-Weltbilder". (In progress)

  • Kurdish Reader. Modern Literature and Oral Texts in Kurmanji: With Kurdish-English Glossaries and Grammatical Sketch. Harrassowitz, O., Wiesbaden, 2011.

    Reviews: 1) Ammann, B., Orient. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur des Orients, 1(53), Berlin, 2012, pp. 44-45. 2) Turgut, L., Le Monde Diplomatique Kurdî 27, Paris, 2012, p. 23. 3) Chyet, M., Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (ZDMG), Wiesbaden, 2013, pp. 267-270. 4) Mörth, K., Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 104, 2014, pp. 373-375. 5) Amr T. A., Orientalistische Literaturezeitung, 2015, 110(3), pp. 244-246.

  • Avrupa’da Yezidilik Farklı kuşaklar dinleri hakkında konuşuyor. Ph.G. Kreyenbroek in collaboration with Z. Kartal, Kh. Omarkhali, and Kh. J. Rashow. From English to Turkish: Hikmet Ilhan. Avesta, Istanbul, 2011. (= Turkish trsl. of Yezidism in Europe: Different Generations Speak about their Religion. 2009)

  • Ēzdīyātī: ğivāk, sambol, rītūal ū mīt [Yezidism: Society, Symbol, Observance and Myth]. From English to Kurdish: Ergîn Opengîn; From Roman to Arabic script: Kovan Khankî. Kurdish Academy, Erbil, 2011.

  • Ph.G. Kreyenbroek in collaboration with Z. Kartal, Kh. Omarkhali, and Kh.J. Rashow. Yezidism in Europe: Different Generations Speak about their Religion. Göttinger Orientforschungen, III. Reihe: Iranica. Neue Folge; 5. Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2009.

    Reviews: 1) Schmidinger, Th., Orient. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur des Orients, Berlin, 2010, pp. 73-75. 2) Six-Hohenbalken, M., ?We?re not the Yezidis we used to be! Our religion melted away in Germany?, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes. 3) Ackermann, A., Religion 40(4), pp. 366-368.

  • Mêtodeke Analîza Qewlên Êzdiyan li ser Mesela Qewlê Omer Xala û Hesin Çinêrî (A method of the Analysis of the Yezidi religious hymns on the example of Qewlê Omar Khala and Hesin Chineri). In collaboration with K. Khanki. Avesta, Istanbul, 2009.

  • [Co-author] Религиоведение (Religious Studies). Editor: M.M. Shakhnovich. Saint Petersburg, 2009.

  • [Editor] Sehîdê Îbo. Kurdê rêwî [Kurdish wayfarer]. Transcribing from Cyrillic to Roman script, Introduction, Comments and Dictionary by Khanna Omarkhali. Avesta, Istanbul, 2009.

  • Êzdiyatî: Civak, Sembol, Rîtûel (Yezidism: Society, Symbol, and Observance). Translation from English to Kurdish: Ergîn Opengîn; Preface: Prof. Dr. Ph.G. Kreyenbroek. Avesta, Istanbul, 2007.

  • [Co-author] Религии Мира (Religions of the World). Editor M.M. Shakhnovich. Saint-Petersburg, 2006.

  • [Editor] with Steblin-Kamenskiy I.M., Alekseev A.K., D’yakov I.M. Vtoraya mirovaya voyna na Vostoke. Vostok vo Vtoroy mirovoy voyne [World War II in the East. The East in World War II]. Saint Petersburg, 2005.

  • [Editor] with D’yakov I.M. Vostokovedeniye: codex juvenalis. Saint Petersburg, 2005.

  • Йезидизм. Из глубины тысячелетий (Yezidism. From the early millennia). Preface: Prof. I.M. Steblin-Kamenskij. St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, 2005.

  • [Co-author] with M.M. Shakhnovich, R.V. Svetlov, Y.A. Torchinov, and others. Религии Мира (Religions of the World). Saint-Petersburg, 2005.

  • [Editor] with Steblin-Kamenskiy I.M., D’yakov I.M., Maslov A.A. Shkola molodogo vostokoveda – 2004. Saint Petersburg, 2004.