Turkish Mythology (Annotated) With A Historical Introduction: Learn about the Colorful Folklore, Vibrant History and Culture of Turkey Through this Collection of 44 Fairy Tales Short Stories
Author: Ignac Kunos
Narrated By: Jim D. Johnston
Length: 10 hrs 02 mins
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 Brother And Sister
The Three Orange Peris
The Silent Princess
Kara Mustafa, The Hero
The Horse-Dew And The Witch
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 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 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! Get it now!