Batman Universitesi Yasam Bilimleri Dergisi
Cilt 1, Sayı 1  Ocak-Haziran 2012  (ISSN: 2147-4877, E-ISSN: 2459-0614)
Havva EMRE

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1356267289 The Place of the Formal Numbers Frequently Mentioned in the Epics, the Myths and the Narratives of the Turkish National Culture, seen in the Songs of Barış Manço

Barış Manço is one of the rare figures who engraved his name in the art and
the television world during his lifetime and who won the love of millions of people. He
has performed his art acting with the principle of being national in its essence, and being
universal in respect of its style. He has referred to as a whole to the history, the culture, the
values of the Turkish nation in his songs with the precision of an artist. Manço has seen
and dealt with the Turkish culture and the history as a whole. He has used a number of
our values that were transferred to our day from the Middle Asia in his songs and in a that
way he has actualized a transfer of a culture and has served as a bridge stretching from the
tradition to the future. Manço, fed from the tradition and successfully reflecting that into
his songs in general, has also won the praise of the academic circles due to this conscious
efforts he has made. His songs were the subject of thesis in the universities. The Hacettepe
University entitled him with a honorary doctorate in the year of 1991 due to his conscious
efforts he has made in cherishing of the Turkish culture.
In this study we will talk about in what way the formal numbers, frequently mentioned in
the epics, the myths and the narratives of the Turkish national culture and literature, were
mentioned in the songs of Barış Manço and we will try to indicate that in a more concrete
way by using examples