About the Talismans of Iskandar (Alexander) by Alisher Navoi



  • Ilyos Ismoilov Tashkent State University of Uzbek language and literature, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


alexandria minaret, artistic image, literature, looking glass, mysterious reflection, technical discovery


There were many scientific discoveries in the history of mankind. They were widely spread among the people and influenced various branches of science. Most scientific discoveries, although of Russian, technical nature, had a strong influence on the humanities and were widely used. For example, one of the main objects of the image of literature was scientific discoveries, historical miracles. The creators described in their works their views on the role of Science in the life of society, its importance for mankind, through various scientific debates, the description of discoveries. One of such scientific discoveries was the mirror of Alexander the Great (Iskandar), widely described in Eastern literature and became an important traditional image. In the article, the image of Alexander the Great, which played an important role in Eastern literature, the history of its creation, its peculiarities and genesis were studied in comparative aspect. The views on the Alexandria minaret are also analyzed and it is proved that the Alexandria minaret, widely described in Eastern literature, is the lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the world.


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How to Cite

Ismoilov, I. (2021). About the Talismans of Iskandar (Alexander) by Alisher Navoi. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 7(3), 139-145. https://doi.org/10.21744/ijllc.v7n3.1488



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