Old Turkish Literature 1, 2

1. Characteristics of Turkish literature from the first pre-Islamic period. Periodisation of Turkish literature. Turkish epics and their division. The first literary works in Central Asia. Development of Uighur alphabet and literature created the Uighur language. Development Göktürk writing and literature. Meaning and features of Orchuns posts. 2. Characteristics of Turkish Islamic literature of the second period. The first written works of this period. The emergence and spread of Sufism. The appearance of the first Turkish Sufi schools. Jesevi and Ahmet Hikmet, J. Mevlana. Rumi and Mesnevi, Yunus Emre. Development Tekke literature in the Balkans and in Macedonia.