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Korganbaeva, N. A. (2023). ABOUT THE "MOUNTAIN OF THE WORLD" MYTH. Confrencea, 6(6), 499–500. Retrieved from https://confrencea.org/index.php/confrenceas/article/view/778


A mythologeme is a core plot of cosmogonic myths, and it is a
widespread phenomenon in world cosmology. Primitive ideas about the parameters
of the creation of the universe and the emergence of man go back to the problem of
the relationship between man and nature and serve as the main factor in the creation
of such myths. The same process is observed in early archaic myths about animals
and nature. Over time, after human society began to become cultured, mythopoetic
and cosmogonic concepts became more defined and perfected. At this time, new
images about the construction model of the world gradually appeared. Such views led
to the emergence of myths of various forms. In this way, different ideas about the
creation of the world began to appear. In this place, the mythologem of imagining the
universe into different cosmic vertical-horizontal levels is of primary importance. In
addition, there are myths that everything was connected to the center of the world or
the axis of the world (Axis Mundi) in the formation of the vision of the universe. At
the center of the world, it is imagined that the "mountain of the world" shown in the
heroic epics of the Turkic peoples such as "Gorogli" and "Kaan-Kes" stands as a pillar
holding the world: "These mountains are "There was a time when it was pouring, it
was a time when the water was dividing with Chomich, it was a time when the water
was flowing, and the golden mountains began to grow, and the mountain of Duyo

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