The Dede Korkut Ethic

  title={The Dede Korkut Ethic},
  author={Michael E. Meeker},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  pages={395 - 417}
  • Michael E. Meeker
  • Published 1 August 1992
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
The Book of Dede Korkut is an early record of oral Turkic folktales in Anatolia, and as such, one of the mythic charters of Turkish nationalist ideology. The oldest versions of the Book of Dede Korkut consist of two manuscripts copied sometime during the 16th century. The twelve stories that are recorded in these manuscripts are believed to be derived from a cycle of stories and songs circulating among Turkic peoples living in northeastern Anatolia and northwestern Azerbaijan. According to… 

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