For many centuries this Kurdish emirate in what is now southeastern Turkey was ruled by a family claiming descent from Khalid ibn Walid, one of the Prophet Muhammad's most famous generals. Cizre was its capital. The emirate reached its greatest period of expansion and final demise under Bedir Khan Beg in the 1840s. Kurdish nationalists today often refer to much of southeastern Turkey as Botan.

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  • Botan — Botan, auch Buhtan, Bohtan, Bokhan oder Bokhti genannt, ist eine historische Landschaft im irakischen und türkischen Kurdistan. Namensgeber ist der Fluss Botan/Bokhtan. Vom 15. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert war es ein halbautonomes kurdisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Botan — may refer to: *Botan (YuYu Hakusho), a fictional character in the anime and manga series YuYu Hakusho . *Botan Rice (brand name), a brand of calrose rice, a medium grain variety, often used to make sushi. Botan is the Japanese word for peony ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Botan — (мужское имя) Пион. Японские имена. Словарь значений …   Словарь личных имен

  • botan- — botano , botan ❖ ♦ Premier élément de mots didactiques (rare), tiré du grec botanê « herbe » (⇒ Botanique) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • botan — abbreviation botanical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bótan — see bétan …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • botan. — botanicus ботаник …   Latin abbreviations in biology

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  • Botan Dōrō — (牡丹燈籠 ) is a Japanese ghost story that is both romantic and horrific; it involves sex with the dead and the consequences of loving a ghost. It is sometimes known as Kaidan Botan Dōrō , based on the kabuki version of the story. Most commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Botan (Fluss) — Botan Uluçay Der Botan bei AydınlarVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt DatenVorlage:Infobox Fluss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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