Local nameСосруко
LocationDolinsk Resort, Nalchik, Russia

Sosruko, Sosruquo, or Sosriqwa is a central character in many cycles of the Nart sagas of the Caucasus.

Sosruko is a powerful but devious man who is the smallest of the Narts; as a character, he is sometimes cast in the light of the trickster god, comparable to the Scandinavian Loki, Georgian Amirani, or the Ancient Greek Prometheus. It is possible that at least in the latter case, Sosruku served as a direct inspiration.

In Circassian mythology, it was the Nart Sosriqwe, minion of the gods and his doting mother, Lady Satanaya, who stole fire from the giant.

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Sosruko @ Владимир Шеляпин

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Address (Unnamed Road), Нальчик, Russia

Coordinates 43°27'37.808" N 43°35'58.966" E

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