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World outlook of Dede Korkut

  


Specific historical figures of Azerbaijan science and culture generally got much recognition in the history due to their activities and in those certain fields. Dede Korkut has become a kind of embodiment of traditional morality in a certain period of historical development. In the epic Kitabi Dede Korkut, elder of the tribe and prophetic singer-storyteller old man Dede Korkut epitomized as a scientist, the Imam and the prophet.
Although the Kitabi Dede Korkut epos in general formed and entered in manuscript in the Middle Ages, but the story of the epic has its root in the distant past - before the Islam. The age of Dede Korkut shows it. The Ozan who retells the epics notes that Dede Korkut is a direct participant of the events occurring in epos and author of stories that reflect these developments. In this respect all opinions and thoughts about nature, society and man, which took place in this historical work is a reflection of the wisdom of Dede Korkut.
Monument Kitabi Dede Korkut, is an invaluable resource that describes the ethnography, historical geography, language and way of thinking, worldview, social, political and moral views, in short, high morality and culture of Azerbaijan people.
Wise reasoning, sayings, thoughts, reflected in the epic found its expression in the form of thesis. The content of these wise sayings can be related to specific topics: the certainty of the divine will, awareness of the need, nature and life pattern, evaluation of the mind, consciousness and positive qualities kinship ties, family relations between parents and children, etc
Worship the God, love for the Prophet, prayers, desires, and other themes are also central to the epic. These epics in which the distinctive character of the heroic aspirations and self confidence, calling for a help from God is seen as recognition of the divine will.
Taking into account the formation of the heroic epic Kitabi Dede Korkut, before the Islamic religion, it is not difficult to see that the principles of Islam are not rooted in the epic. This is evidenced by the awareness of the world and way of thinking in the work. Frequent indication of churches in places where events unfolded in the epic, was associated with predominance in the period in Azerbaijan, the Christian religion, and stays on the ground of people who worship wooden idols, speaks of idolatry.
In the Deli Domrul epos clearly seem that the principles of Islam still incomplete. During the unfolding of events is aware of the uniqueness of Deli Domrul divine will.
Faith and love for the prophet Hyzr, to help all those who are faced with injustice, and was in a helpless condition, is a pre-Islamic Turkic thinking. Ghazan Khan\'s appeal the water and wolf shows them as a totem.
Along with this, it is obvious that the character committed the instruction of Dede Korkut, was well acquainted with Islam, its basic principles and VII century history of Islam.
Awareness of the need to transform basic forms of life, death, replacing the old values with new are characteristic for Dede Korkut’s views on life and human nature.
Such free thinking ad logical rejection the belief in heaven and hell that was in the mind of Oguz tribes is not Bidet formalized in the Middle Ages, but is a old belief that existed before Islam. A similar explanation can be given to some other rules, foreign to the Islamic religion. For example, no mention of ill (haram) intoxication Ghazan Khan, after drinking wine in the majlis (party).
The naturalistic world view, tracing patterns in nature and their chanting follows from the warehouse of life, a way of living Oguz tribes.
Kitabi Dede Korkut for centuries became a great historical monument of the Oguz peoples, handed down from generation to generation, has played an valuable role in the development of literary language, creative thinking Azerbaijani Turks.



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