Tomb of Sheikh Adi in Lalish, Iraq

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Seth Eislund
by Jan B. Vindheim
published on 17 June 2019
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A 2005 CE photograph of the Yazidi tomb and shrine of Sheikh 'Adi ibn Musafir (c. 1070 - 1162 CE) in the village of Lalish, Northern Iraq. Sheikh 'Adi is considered by Yazidis to be the founder of Yazidism and a manifestation of God. The tomb's conical roofs are emblematic of Yazidi religious architecture.

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Vindheim, J. B. (2019, June 17). Tomb of Sheikh Adi in Lalish, Iraq. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10923/tomb-of-sheikh-adi-in-lalish-iraq/

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Vindheim, Jan B.. "Tomb of Sheikh Adi in Lalish, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10923/tomb-of-sheikh-adi-in-lalish-iraq/.

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Vindheim, Jan B.. "Tomb of Sheikh Adi in Lalish, Iraq." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2021.