Mulla Nasruddin Khodja a Major Character of Muslim Satiric Literature

Mulla Nasruddin Khodja a Major Character of Muslim Satiric Literature

Mullah Nasruddin Khodja is a wise man famous throughout the Muslim and some parts of the non-Muslim world since the 16th century. Historical documents show that he lived in the 13th century in Anatolia (today Turkey). He was a scholar (âlim) or at least an educated man. His jokes were narrated for centuries between people for different purposes, some for humour and some to tell as stories full of meaning and wisdom.

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