Abdysetdar Kazi

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Abdysetdar Kazi


Birth and death dates unknown. Nineteenth-century Turkmen poet.

Abdysetdar Kazi is the author of the poem A Book of Stories About the Battles of the Turkomans (Jengnama, Russian translation, 1914), written in the epic form masnavi; it contains some 2,200 lines. The poem depicts the bravery in war of the Turkmen against the Iranian predators. The poem’s language is archaic.


Abdu-s-Sattar kazi: Kniga rasskazov o bitvakh tekintsev. [Introduction by A. Samoilovich.] St. Petersburg, 1914.
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