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Epic of Manas – Central Asian stories

By |2017-05-31T22:33:53+00:00May 31st, 2017|History|

Uighur princesses (Bezelik Cave) Possibly some time in the Middle Ages, Kyrgyz people began telling the story of Manas, his son Semetei, and his grandson Seitek. In the first part of the Epic of Manas, Manas grows up and becomes Khan. He gets married to the Uighur princess Kanikei, and leads his people [...]