English | June 10, 2022 | ASIN: B0B3QF6NS1 | EPUB + MOBI + AZW3 + PDF + AUDIOBOOK | 10h 2m | 1.10 GB
Author: Ignac Kunos
Narrator: Jim D. Johnston
Discover the Wonders of Turkish Mythology Through these 44 Fairy Tales
Turkish mythology is comprised of myths and traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation by the Turkish people. Soon you will be immersing yourself into their culture and traditions told in an almost poetic way.
The Turkish people have a love for storytelling and are masters of it. This is the reason why they have such an interesting library of fairy tales.
About the Author: Hungarian linguist, turkologist, and folklorist Ignác Kunos was a correspondent member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’s linguistics department. At the time of his death, he was considered to be one of the most distinguished experts of Turkish folk literature and Turkish dialectology.
The drawings inside are very captivating. The cover was created from one of them brought back to life, retouched and with full color.
Here is a look inside at the different tales:
- The Creation
- The Brother And Sister
- The Three Orange Peris
- The Rose-Beauty
- The Silent Princess
- Kara Mustafa, The Hero
- The Wizard-Dervish
- The Fish-Peri
- The Horse-Dew And The Witch
- The Simpleton
- The Magic Turban, The Magic Whip, And The Magic Carpet
- Mahomet, The Bald-Head
- The Storm Fiend
- The Laughing Apple And The Weeping Apple
- The Crow-Peri
- The Forty Princes And The Seven-Headed Dragon
- Kamer-Taj, The Moon-Horse
- The Bird Of Sorrow
- The Enchanted Pomegranate Branch And The Beauty
- The Magic Hair-Pins
- Patience-Stone And Patience-Knife
- The Dragon-Prince And The Step-Mother
- The Magic Mirror
- The Imp Of The Well
- The Soothsayer
- The Daughter Of The Padishah Of Kandahar
- Shah Meram And Sultan Sade
- The Wizard And His Pupil
And many more
Turkish mythology has also been affected by other indigenous Asiatic and Eurasian myths, as well as by various European mythologies. For example, aspects of Finnic and Indo-European myths coexist in Tatar mythology, which is a hybrid of the two.
The mythological beings Äbädä, Alara, Şüräle, Şekä, Pitsen, Tulpar, and Zilant are among the most well-known.
The audiobook narration is performed by Jim D. Johnston who has the perfect soothing voice for the storytelling of these fascinating timeless tales. Turkish mythology being rarely covered in audiobooks you are in for a treat!
If you are interested in any mythology at all then there is no time to waste as such rare myths await you inside this book!