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Questions about the Epic of Manas, a traditional epic poem and a national epic of the Kyrgyz people. Use with the tag [kyrgyz-literature].

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How did the Epic of Manas become a national epic of the Kyrgyz people?

The Epic of Manas "is a traditional epic poem dating to the 18th century but claimed by Kyrgyz tradition to be much older". The footer of the Wikipedia article about the epic treats it as an ...
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