A Kyrgyz epic: Mendirman

Oeztuerk A. O.

MILLI FOLKLOR, no.74, pp.34-37, 2007 (AHCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: MILLI FOLKLOR
  • Journal Indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-37
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Kyrgyz Turks have a rich epic tradition. Kyrgyz epics are classified in their volume as short and large; and in terms of subject as social and heroic epics. Here in this paper one of the Kyrgyz,short manuscripted epics, Mendirman is studied and the original epic is summarized.