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Manas : the Kyrgyz heroic epos in four parts

Author: Walter May
Publisher: Bishkek : Raritet, 2004-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who is Manas? Manas is no mere man but a hero of mythic proportions, the protagonist of the Manas Epos. The Manas Epos is hailed as the classic centerpiece of Kyrguz literature, the encyclopaedia of Kyrgyz culture, the touchstone of the Kyrgyz spirit. It is the longest epic poem in the world with close to half a million lines.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manas. English.
Manas.
Bishkek : Raritet, 2004-
(OCoLC)649194936
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter May
ISBN: 9967424176 9789967424173
OCLC Number: 56490743
Notes: [1]. Part I-II.
Description: volumes <1> : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: [1]. Part I-II.
Other Titles: Manas.
Responsibility: translated by Walter May.

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Who is Manas? Manas is no mere man but a hero of mythic proportions, the protagonist of the Manas Epos. The Manas Epos is hailed as the classic centerpiece of Kyrguz literature, the encyclopaedia of Kyrgyz culture, the touchstone of the Kyrgyz spirit. It is the longest epic poem in the world with close to half a million lines.

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