Kitab-i Dede Korkut, Collection of Turkmen Epics
(15th century)

Dede ("Grandfather") Korkut, the narrator

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Kitab-i Dede Korkut
  • Known as: The Book of Dede Korkut
  • Dates: 15th century
  • Place: Central Asia (?)
  • Language: Oghuz Turkish
  • What it is: collection of Turkmen epics

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