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Turkish Folklore Books LLC

Turkish Folklore

Books LLC

Published June 5th 2010
ISBN : 9781157694236
Paperback
62 pages
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Chapters: Nasreddin, Teeny-Tiny and the Witch-Woman, Turkish Dance, enebaz Osman Efendi, Al Basti, Madschun, Karakoncolos, Ahriyan, Koroghlu, Kelo?lan, Alaturbi, Kadirga Festival, Kolot, Gelin, Tavara, Ev Iyesi. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 60. NotMoreChapters: Nasreddin, Teeny-Tiny and the Witch-Woman, Turkish Dance, enebaz Osman Efendi, Al Basti, Madschun, Karakoncolos, Ahriyan, Koroghlu, Kelo?lan, Alaturbi, Kadirga Festival, Kolot, Gelin, Tavara, Ev Iyesi. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 60. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Nasreddin is a fictional legendary satirical Sufi figure who is believed by some to have existed during the Middle Ages (around 13th century), in Akehir, and later in Konya, under the Seljuq rule. Nasreddin was a populist philosopher and wise man, remembered for his funny stories and anecdotes. Nasreddin (Turkish Nasrettin Hoca, Turkmen Hoja Nasretdin or Ependi, Persian, Tajik Khoja Nasreddin or Afandi, AzeriMolla Nsrddin, Kurdish Mella Nasred n, Arabic: ju, nar ad-dn meaning Victory of God, transl.: Malai Mash-hoor, Albanian Nastradin Hoxha or just Nastradini, Bosnian Nasrudin Hoda, Chinese, Uzbek Nasriddin Afandi or just Afandi, Kazakh: Khozhanasir, Uyghur N sirdin f nti, Greek or, Romanian Nastratin Hogea ) Many nations of the Near, Middle East and Central Asia claim the Nasreddin as their own, but if Nasreddin did truly exist, it is most likely that he was Turkish (i.e. Turks, Afghans, Iranians, and Uzbeks), and his name is spelled differently in various culturesand often preceded or followed by titles Hodja, Mullah, or Effendi. 19961997 was declared International Nasreddin Year by UNESCO. The ever-smiling Hodja riding on his bronze donkey in Bukhara.Nasreddin lived in Anatolia, Turkey- he was born in Hortu Village in Sivrihisar, Eskiehir in the 13 century, then settled in Akehir, and later in Konya, where he died (probably born in 1209 CE and died 1275/6 or 1285/6 CE), As generations went by, new stories were added, others were modified, and the character and...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=21269