Author: Karalaev Sayakbai
Source: the Internet
Owner: The Internet
Location: Moscow, Bishkek
Link to: Website
Karalaev Sayakbai (1894—1971)
Kyrghyzian writer, member of Union of Writers of the USSR. Narrator of heroic people epos «Manas», storyteller. He was born in Semiz-Bell place (now Tonskiy district of Issyk-Kul region) in peasant family. Since 12 years he together with his father handfarmed in bais. In 1918 he joined up Red Army, participated in military actions in Siberia, Kazakhstan, Middle Asia. In 1930 In Siceitific-Research Institute of language and literature under Ministry of Education of Kyrgyzstan from his words “Manas” began to be written. From his words another epos was written — «Toshtuk». From Kyrghyzian language into Russian language the following his books were translated: «Er Toshtyuk» (1958) and «Golden call» (1959). He was known as berkutchi – hunter with the Golden Eagle.
Kak ya okhotilsya s berkutom (How I hunted with the Golden Eagle) – in Russian
Okhota s berkutom (stih) Hunting with Golden Eagles (verses) – in Russian
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