Electronic versions of books “Ahıska Turkish Folklore” and "Kuran-i Kerim in Russian Literature" by Asif Hajiyev, Professor of Azerbaijan University published in Turkey and have been released in selling by international Amazon.com company.
“Ahıska Türk Folkloru” published by “Atatürk Kültür Merkezi Başkanlığı” and “Rus Edebiyatında Kuran-i Kerim” translated and published by “Doğu Kütüphanesi Yayinlari” in Turkey, have attracted a great deal of interest in Turkey and other countries as well due to being the pioneers covering these topics. Asif Hajili, who has been studying the folklore and mythology, ethnic culture and history of Ahiska Turks since the mid-1980s, is the author of several books and articles published on the same subject in Azerbaijan and abroad. Besides exploring the culture, mythological and religious beliefs, ethnography, folklore and literature, political and ethnological processes during the exile of the Ahiska Turks in these works, the settlement of the Ahiska Turks in Azerbaijan, the state care our country to them, and the community's native attitude are reflected as well.
Asif Hajiyev's book "Kuran-i Kerim in Russian Literature", first published in Azerbaijan and after being translated into Turkish on the initiative of the “Doğu Kütüphanesi Yayınları” were published in great circulation. This monograph by the author has also attracted the attention of the Turkish scientific community, academic circles, and educational institutions. Positive comments about the book have been received in reputable media and scientific journals. Rector of Erciyes University in Kayseri, Turkey, invited Professor Asif Hajiyev to the university and organized the book presentation. Professor Asif Hajiyev's speech on "Kuran-i Kerim in Russian Literature" was heard and discussed with more than 400 participants including teachers, doctoral and master students. The report also detailed the impact of Azerbaijani culture on Russian literature, the role of literary relations on people's and cultures' dialogue was highlighted. This speech by the Azerbaijani professor in Kayseri has been widely covered by Turkish media, websites and TV channels.
The sale of the books by Amazon.com is valuable for philologists, historians, ethnographers, ethnologists, theologians, cultural experts, and students, which can be regarded as an indication of the international scientific interest of the Azerbaijani professor's researches and humanitarian research conducted in our country as a whole.
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