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Nasreddin, Hoca, active 13th century

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    • Hoca, Nasreddin, active 13th century
    • Naṣraddīn, Juḥā, active 13th century
    • Mullā Naṣru i-dīn, active 13th century
    • Nosiriddin, Xo'ja, active 13th century
    • Nasreddin, Hodja, active 13th century
    • Nasrudin, Hodz̆a, active 13th century
    • Nastradin, Hoxha, active 13th century
    • Nastradini, active 13th century
    • Nasr-en-Din, Chotza, active 13th century
    • Nasrettin, Chōdzanēn, active 13th century
    • Nasr-ed-Din, Khoja, active 13th century
    • Nasreddin, Hodscha, active 13th century
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    • Birth Place

        Horto (Turkey)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Akşehir (Turkey)
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                • found: Bütün yönlerıyle Nasreddin Hoca, 1971:t.p. (Nasreddin Hoca)
                • found: It's a nasreddin, 2013:p. ii (Nasreddin Hodja, believed to have lived in the 13th century in Akeshir)
                • found: Wikipedia article, viewed Apr. 11, 2014 :(Nasreddin; Turkish: Nasreddin Hoca; ALA-LC: Naṣraddīn Juḥā; Mullā Naṣru i-dīn, Uzbek: Nosiriddin Xo'ja, Nasreddin Hodja; Bosnian: Nasrudin Hodz̆a; Albanian: Nastradin Hoxha, Nastradini ... was a Seljuq satirical Sufi, believed to have lived and died during the 13th century in Akşehir, near Konya, a capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum, in today's Turkey. He is considered a populist philosopher and wise man, remembered for his funny stories and anecdotes. He appears in thousands of stories, sometimes witty, sometimes wise, but often too a fool or the butt of a joke. A Nasreddin story usually has a subtle humor and a pedagogic nature.) -
                • found: OCLC, checked Apr. 11, 2013:(Nasr-en-Din Chotza (Greek); Nasrettin Chōdzanēn, Nasr-ed-Din Khoja; Nasreddin Hodscha (German))
                • found: Nasreddin Hodja, tales of the Turkish Trickster website, viewed Apr. 11, 2014 :About (Nasreddin was reputedly born in 1208 in the village of Horto near Sivrihisar. In 1237 he moved to Akshehir, where he died in the Islamic year 683 (1284 or 1285). As many as 350 anecdotes have been attributed to the Hodja, as he most often is called. Hodja is a title meaning teacher or scholar. He frequently is compared woth the northern European trickster Till Eulenspiegel. The many spelling variations for Nasreddin include: Nasreddin, Nasrettin, Nasrudin, Nasr-id-deen, Nasr Eddin, Nasr-eddin, Nasirud-din, Nasr-ud-Din, Nasr-Eddin, and Nasr-Ed-Dine. The many spelling variations for Hodja include: Hodja, Hodscha, Hoca, Chotzxa, Cogia, Khodja and Khoja) -
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                • 2014-04-11: new
                • 2018-11-08: revised
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