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The first volume of the book “Gashgay folklore samples” has been published

The first volume of the book “Gashgay folklore samples” has been published

30 January 2024, 10:00 / Publications

By the decision of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS the first volume of the book “Gashgay folklore samples” was published. The book consists of various folklore samples collected from the Gashqay Turks. It should be noted that till nowdays the folklore of the Gashqay Turks living in the southern and middle regions of Iran has not been widely studied in our country, only retail research has been carried out on this rich spiritual heritage. In this book, which covers the first collection work on Gashgay folklore, an improved dictionary for the original reading of Gashgay ethnography and folklore culture was also presented. The project manager of the book is academician Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov, the compiler and author of the “Preface” is Doctor of Philology, associate professor Matanat Mashallahgizi (Abbasova), transliterators of the texts are PhD in Philology Giymat Maharramli, Ilaha Gurbanova and Sabuhi Badalov and the editor is Lala Bedirova.