The Kurd, a ase.
By race Saladin was a Kurd of Armenia.
The eastern system springs from the Tauric offshoot (Kurd Dagh, &c.), which shuts off the Commagenian basins, and as the triple chain of J.
Little is known of the part of Syria which lies within the folded belt, and includes the Amanus and Kurd mountains.
The Kurd and Nestorian tribes in the wilder parts of the Hakkiari Mountains are under slight government control, and are permitted to pay tribute and given selfgovernment in a large degree.