Magic and Prediction in Scandinavian and Turkic Epic Texts
Farah Jalil

Farah Jalil, PHD, Associate-Professor, Leading Researcher of the Research, Laboratory of Turkic-Slavic Relations, Baku Slavic University.
Manuscript received on 16 April 2015 | Revised Manuscript received on 24 April 2015 | Manuscript Published on 30 April 2015 | PP: 13-19 | Volume-4 Issue-11, April 2015 | Retrieval Number: K20290441115/15©BEIESP
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Abstract: The Article deals with the magic elements found in the eposes of the Scandinavian and Turkic eposes. In connection with it the author focuses attention on the mythological motives connected with prediction. The studies discover that the genesis of this factor is connected with rituals and ceremonies. The phenomenon of transformation of the verbal elements found in the ceremonies of magic nature and in rituals into the texts of folklore is explained. The author makes such an inference that the similarities encountered in the folklore of the two peoples are typological in essence. Key words:
Keywords: Magic, Prediction, myth, motive, text, ceremony, folklore, Turkic, Scandinavian, epos

Scope of the Article: Regression and Prediction