HORSES CHARACTERITICS, THEIR COLORS (DON’S) AND PLANT NAMES WHICH USED IN THEIR TREATMENT IN THE MANUSCRIPT CALLED ‘’KITÂB-I MAKBÛL DER HÂL-I HUYÛL’’
KİTAB-I MAKBÛL DER HÂL-İ HUYÛL ADLI ESERDE ATLARIN ÖZELLİKLERİ DONLARI VE TEDAVİLERİNDE KULLANILAN BİTKİ ADLARI

Author : Paki KÜÇÜKER -- Gülden SARI KAYADİBİ
Number of pages : 57-69

Abstract

The literature workcovered in this article is under record at Ankara Milli Library with the archive number 06 Mil Yz A 1691/1, with the name Kitâb-ı Makbûl der Hâl-i Huyûl. It is written using harekelinesih style of writing having 15 lines on each page and 48 pages in total. The author Kâdîzâde Mehmed (Muhammed) b. Mustafâ Balıkesirî (ö. 1044/ 1635) had written the literature work in the 17th century and dedicated to II. Osman. The literature has 26 copies. It is composed of an introductorypart, a conclusion part and four main paragraphs. The topics covered in Kâdîzâde Veterinary are the importance of horses in our society, importance of naming the horses, good characteristics horses should have and what type of attributes good horses have. The twenty-seven attributes that decent horses should have are listed in Turkish language starting with the letter ‘‘y”. The literature work also quotes hadiths and ayahs emphasizing the economic and religious importance of horse cultivation.Veterinary part of the work mentions about diseases of horses and different herbs that can be used to cure those diseases.

Keywords

Horse Cultivation, Horsing, Attributes of Horses, Horse Treatment Veterinary, Plant Names

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