Tales of the Hodja
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Tales of the Hodja by Charles Downing

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Published by H.Z. Walck in New York .
Written in English



  • Turkey.


  • Tales -- Turkey

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNasreddin Hoca (Anecdotes). English.
Statementretold by Charles Downing. Illustrated by William Papas.
ContributionsPapas, William, illus.
LC ClassificationsGR245 .D6 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5940709M
LC Control Number65011170

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Nasreddin or Nasreddin Hodja or Mullah Nasreddin Hooja (/ n æ s ˈ r ɛ d ɪ n /) or Mullah Nasruddin was a Seljuq satirist, born in Hortu Village in Sivrihisar, Eskişehir Province, present-day Turkey and died in 13th century in Akşehir, near Konya, a capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum, in today's Turkey. He is considered a populist philosopher, Sufi and wise man, remembered . Get this from a library! Tales of the Hodja. [Charles Downing; William Papas] -- Nasreddin Hodja--the sometimes wise, sometimes foolish, exasperating but always triumphant personality--is the hero of these little-known folk-tales from Turkey. The enjoyable motion-comics of Nasreddin Hodja Once Upon a Time when the world was full of wonders, there lived a famous Turkish scholar by the name of Nasreddin – well known for his adventures, which, more often than not, put him into funny situations. It is here that we re-tell his stories. We had great [ ]. About Nasreddin Hodja. Nasreddin Hodja is Turkey's (and perhaps all of Islam's) best-known trickster. His legendary wit and droll trickery were possibly based on the exploits and words of a historical imam. Nasreddin reputedly was born in in the village of Horto near Sivrihisar.

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The Tales of Nasrettin Hoca book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wonderful tales of the legendary, wise folk character Na /5.   In my latest move, I found the book again, read it again, and was stumped again. But luckily this time I contacted a Turkish friend instead of putting it back on the shelf and realized this book does not do Nasreddin Hodja justice, he is a hoot. The book, not so much. So first, a review of the book. The book is beautiful and fun to look at.   Fifty colorful tales celebrate the exploits of the wise Nasreddin Hodja as he rescues friends, humiliates enemies, and transforms folly into fortune with his quick wit and clever tongue. These authentic stories offer an entertaining and insightful window into Middle Brand: Translit Publishing.   The Selected Tales of Nasreddin Hodja by Tuna Erdoğdu (): T his boo k of fers so me N asreddin Hodja stories in English. Traditional Turkish Folktales for Children by Ahmet Edip Uysal (