Philology Matters


The present paper examines heroic system in oral epics and notion about 'sohibqironlik'. The article compares heroic system in 'Alpamysh', 'Gurugli' and meaning of sohibqironlik in 'Timurname'. Amir Temur who was respected statesman named as a Sohibqiron and introduced Uzbek people to the world by his considerable ability and great wits is revered as a national hero in Central Asian history. Only a few sultans are found to be worthy this honour. That is to say, five King and their dynasty are admitted as a Sohibqiron. Three Sohibqiron were noted in certain historical books for instance, 'Timurname' by Salohiddin Toshkandiy. The book illustrates amount of folktales and legends concerning Sohibqiron. The term of 'Sohibqiron' divides into two part. From Persian 'sohib' indicates 'ega' (owner) in Uzbek-Turkish language. From Arabian 'Qiron' indicates the term of collision two star Zuhra and Mushtariy (Venus and Jupiter). Infant who was born in this period of time was predicted to be triumphant, prosperous and lucky. The paper analyzes principal properties our forefather's mindset, system of heroism,and Sohibqironlik.

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