The wise fool Nasreddin is the central character in a cycle of comic tales and jokes that are told all over the Middle East. He is known as Nasreddin Hodja or Mullah Nasreddin in much of the Turkic and Iranian speaking world, and as Juha in the Arabic speaking world. In India, similar stories are told of the wise fools Birbal, and Tenali Raman.
Afghan Network: Mullah Nasruddin
A few of the thousands of humorous and thoughtful stories about Mullah Nasruddin.
Afghanistan Online: Mullah Nasruddin Jokes
Collection of Mullah Nasruddin jokes from Afghanistan.
Jeremy Schiff's Hodja Homepage
Stories of the hodja, including Alice Geer Kelsey's book "Once the Hodja", and Alpay Kabacali's illustrated stories.
Molla Nasreddin - Comic Sage of the Ages
Article in Azerbaijan International; includes stories.
Mulla or Hodja Nasreddin as seen by Cypriot Turks and Greeks
Article by Harid Fedai, published in the e-zine Folklore). [PDF]
Nasreddin Hoca, Mulla Nasreddin, Efendi
Illustrated anecdotes of the wise fool, collected by Turgut Durduran and Amy Alexieff.
Nasreddin Hodja Jokes
Introduction and stories of Nasreddin Hodja, who has an answer to every question and is up to every trick.
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October 27, 2014 at 3:53:01 UTC
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