Original TItle: The Tale of Zeycan and Esma
TYPE: Book
COMPONENTS: 68+3 pages
ITEM ID: 222

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Armenian Folk Tale (Zeycan & Esma)

The folk tale of Zeycan and Esma, in Turkish in Armenian script. A folk tale of the Ashoogh tradition. The story takes place in Erzurum (Karin), Erzincan (Yerzinga) district in Eastern Anatoliia. The volume contains both text and songs (lyrics only with no notation). The first and last two pages are in Ottoman Turkish, where there is information possibly about the author and date of editing).