World Bulletin/News Desk
Chairman of Turkish Language Association (TDK) Professor Mustafa Kacalin has declared that there were two written epitaphs belonging to Turks in Mongolia which can influence the history.
Kacalin made a statement to Anadolu Agency and said they held a meeting in the autonomous Tyva Republic, both for the establishment anniversary of TDK and the 120th solution anniversary of Orkhon inscriptions. Expressing that there were also scientists from various countries at the meeting in Tyva Republic, Kacalin said it was pleasing news on behalf of Turkic world.
A Japanese researcher, Takashi Osava, discovered two epitaphs belonging to Turks around Delgerhaan Mountain in Mongolia and those epitaphs had great importance for Turkish history, said Kalacin.
Noting traces of the past took mostly place on gravestones and historical information was obtained thanks to those data, Kacalin said the aforesaid inscriptions were located in the Tyva Republic and along Orkhon river.
Kacalin also said most of the remnants were covered by natural events and were incidentally revealed, adding "We have soon lived happiness of these coincidences. A Japanese friend of us found epitaphs which included about 2,800 signs in a place at 450 km distance from Mongolia. This is a pleasing development for Turkish history."
There are a total of 2,832 signs in the epitaphs which include 20 lines of text. New information is expected with studies of these epitaphs.Last Mod: 30 Temmuz 2013, 13:25