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Anadolu’da Bir Zamanlar Dizisi

BOĞA GÜREŞÇİSİ
Yeni Yurt Bizans

BULL FIGHTER New Home Byzantium

İsmet Bertan

Editor: Müren Beykan
Grafik tasarım: Suzan Aral

A Turcoman nomad on their way of migration in 1200’s! Seljuks, Greeks, Armenians and others...

Award winning author an documentarist İsmet Bertan, added a new adventure to his series “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia” narrating the ancient civilizations of Anatolia with his film like exciting epic novels. With this book, Bertan is taking the readers to 1200’s in Anatolia. The story depicting the period starting with Seljuk Sultan İzzeddin Keykâvus and continuing with Sultan Alâeddin Keykubad is inspired by the real events which took place between Seljuks and Byzantines. It’s an amasing story witnessing the immigration of a Turcoman nomad from Kayseri towards Alanya in a geography enriched with different religions, different languages and different life styles.

Overview

Courageous Böke, invincible wrestler and son of Pars Ata, chief of the Turcoman clan, finds himself obliged to move when his father and uncle fall out. When the clan is in search of a new homeland, Böke falls in love with Sarı Babita, daughter of the priest. The Oğuz Kağan saga that he had listened to numerous times guides him both in his unrequited love and in his efforts to prove himself. The adventures of the clan in places where they settle and migrate to take them to the bull fights organized in Byzantium during the wish festival.

İsmet Bertan
AUTHOR

İsmet Bertan

He was born in 1959, in a little village named Piyadeler in Alaşehir, Manisa. After graduating from Erzurum Atatürk University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature, he worked as a teacher for a couple of years. Then he moved to İzmir and worked as a documentary program producer and director at TRT (Turkish Radio Television) for many years. His first children’s novel Speedy Tosbi (Hızlı Tosbi, 2005) was published simultaneously with its picture book (in “Colour Your First Book” series) […]
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Specifications

328 pages
120x180 mm
1. edition: 2011
2. edition: 2017
ISBN: 978-9944-717-92-2
Barcode: 978 9944 717 922

Themes

loveSeljuksByzantiumnomadic livingrulingbull fightingstrugglingfriendship

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