MEMORY SITES, CENTER AND PERIPHERY “ON THE TRAIL OF ZOGRAPHOU SAINTS” Cover Image
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„ПЪТЯТ НА ЗОГРАФСКИТЕ СВЕТИИ“ – МЕСТА НА ПАМЕТ, ЦЕНТЪР И ПЕРИФЕРИЯ
MEMORY SITES, CENTER AND PERIPHERY “ON THE TRAIL OF ZOGRAPHOU SAINTS”

Author(s): Tanya Matanova
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Customs / Folklore, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure
Published by: Асоциация за антропология, етнология и фолклористика ОНГЬЛ
Keywords: memory sites; Bulgarian Zographou saints; pilgrimages; center/periphery;

Summary/Abstract: Bulgarian men go “On the trails of Zographou saints“, uniting Bulgarian saints who at some point lived in the Bulgarian monastery on Mount Athos. With Stara Zagora as a town of departure and Zographou as a destination this trail is chosen as a research object. Having in mind the memory sites and saints included in the trail, it is studied from the perspective of commemoration, cultural heritage preservation, national identity and national memory construction but also regarding its center and periphery.Bulgarian men go “On the trails of Zographou saints“, uniting Bulgarian saints who at some point lived in the Bulgarian monastery on Mount Athos. With Stara Zagora as a town of departure and Zographou as a destination this trail is chosen as a research object. Having in mind the memory sites and saints included in the trail, it is studied from the perspective of commemoration, cultural heritage preservation, national identity and national memory construction but also regarding its center and periphery.

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 19
  • Page Range: 111-121
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian