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Texts

“Nurgun Bootur the Impetuous” (fragment).

The masterpiece of Yakut folk art - “Nurgun Bootur the Impetuous” olonkho was reconstructed in the late twenties and the early thirties of the XXth century by the founder of Yakut soviet literature P.A. Oiuunsky. It was translated into Russian by Vladimir Derzhavin.

Yakut heroic epos “Kys Debilije” (fragment).

Olonkho “Kys Debilije” was recorded in 1941 from the narrator from Ust-Aldansky district Nikolay Petrovich Burnashev. One of the best examples of Yakut epos - “Kys Debilije” is the type of legends about women - heroes. The main plotline is the fight of the forefather of the Yakuts’ ancestors with the dark forces. Kys Debilije is called for help and she protects her fellow-tribesmen and settles their peaceful constructive life.

Mighty Jagaryma (fragment).

Olonkho Mighty Jagaryma is reconstructed on the basis of folk stories by national poet of Yakutia - Kunnuk Urastyrov (Vladimir Mikhailovich Novikov). It was translated into Russian by the poet Alexander Romanov.

 

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