Unique manyscript written by Abay found in Almaty 30 ноября 2011, 11:05
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Abai Qunanbayuli, Kazakh philosopher and poet.
Unique manuscript written by Abay Kunanbayev, Kazakh prominent philosopher and poet, was found in the State Museum of Kazakhstan (Almaty), Tengrinews.kz reports, referring to the Channel 31.
The manuscript called Several words on Kazakh nation origin has been confirmed to be authentic by the experts. The text is written in Arabic in black pencil. The manuscript has eight pages and was found by the Central Museum's employers in the museum's archive.
“The manuscript is priceless. It is a cultural and spiritual heritage of all the Kazakh people,” academic secretary of the Museum Zhumagyz Shalgynbay said.
There are more than 400 manuscripts in the museum's archive now, and it is planned to authenticate their authorship in the nearest future. So, more notorious findings might lie head.
Abay Kunanbayev (August 10, 1845 - July 6, 1904) was a great Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher. He was also a cultural reformer toward European and Russian cultures on the basis of enlightened Islam.