THE ROLE OF NATURE IN THE TURKIC WORLDVIEW

G. Iskakova
2019 Journal of history  
Increased air, water pollution and the deterioration of the environment requires reconsideration the issues of nature and human being connection. In this case, the paper uncovers a nature and human being image of Central Asian population on the sample of the Turkic people. The following questions are considered in the paper: «What does determine the Middle Age (VI-IX centuries) Turkic people's concept on nature and their attitude?» and «in what form is perception on nature and human being
more » ... sed by Turkic people? The study revealed that the geographical features of territories and nomadic life style of Turkic people in VI-X centuries effected their nature and human being conception. Turkic peoples' perception on nature and human being was reflected in folklore, ancient Turkic written sources, and symbols of Statehood.
doi:10.26577/jh-2019-2-h15 fatcat:7mxhkzuh65dtfaqzcffgtna4nu