Tariyel GANI

In the analysis of the classical epic tradition, "Kitabi-Dada Gorgud" and
"Dastani-Ahmad Harami" are characterized by exceptional possibility. In the context
of oral and written literature, their typological analysis provides enough material to
clarify the general picture of the historical and cultural process and to form a full
picture. The rich cultural fund of the Turkic peoples, as well as the general picture of
this process in the peoples of the world, creates ample opportunities to clarify the
essence in all its aspects. The magnificent monuments such as “Yaradılısh”, “Alp-Ar
Tonga”, “Boz gurd”, “Torayish”, “Koch”, “Oghuz Kaghan”, “Jorabatir”, “Edige”,
“Manas”, “Alpamısh”, “Koblandibatir”, “Boz yigit”, “Uralbatir” etc. also served as a
source for written literature in the historical and cultural context. "Bilgamis",
"Mahabharata", "Iliad", "Odyssey", "Beowulf", "Siegfried", "Edda", "The Epic of
Kukhulin", "Tristan and Isolde", "Koroghlu" and others among the irreplaceable
examples of world literature is an exceptional source for revealing the irreversibility
of the epic tradition and the wonder of the human intellect. In the example of
"Kitabi-Dada Gorgud" and "Dastani-Ahmad Harami", the course of the process, the
power to reflect from the initial imagination to the present day, the genealogy of the
flow from oral memory to the writing environment come to the fore as a whole.
Artistic thinking, which encompasses an infinity in itself, factualizes the specificity
of individual inquiry (appendices) in the writing environment. Thanks to them,
human civilization has drawn the formula of life for centuries. In the epic tradition,
each sound, word, sentence, and episode creates conditions for systematic analysis,
leaving it to the future reader, the learner, to think about what it contains and what it

Keywords: “Kitabi-Dada Gorgud”, “Dastani-Ahmad Harami”, epic tradition, epic, cultural hero, archaic epic tradition, epic geography