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Great Nomadic Camps. Abylai Khan


after B.Gabdullin


Bigeldy Gabdullin was born in 1955, famous essayist, writer and translator. The President of Kazakhstani Pen Club. The below extract is about the personal development of a young orphan who became the Great Warrior and Great Khan.

         An orphan. The outcast from his homeland. He was still upheld his noble origins. He pastured the camels of Daulet bai (they say it was Tole Biy himself).

         The boy was shabbily dressed and his coat consisted of many patches. The nickname “Sabalak” (shaggy) had been given to him because of his clothes. One of the bai’s wives – the women are so clever – noticed the stra ... Read more »

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