„ЛЕГЕНДАТА ЗА ЛАМИЈАТА ОД ОХРИДСКОТО ЕЗЕРО“ - ИНТЕРПРЕТАЦИЈА НА РЕГИОНАЛНАТА АВТЕНТИЧНОСТ
"THE LEGEND OF THE DRAGON FROM OHRID LAKE" - INTERPRETATION OF ITS REGIONAL AUTHENTICITY

Author(s): Ermis Lafazanovski
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Институт за етнологија и антропологија, Универзиетет »Св. Кирил и Методиј«
Keywords: folk tales; legends; dragon; imaginary; and real; interpretation

Summary/Abstract: This article examines Macedonian folk legends, beliefs and images, that concern the existence of the dragon from Ohrid lake (the Lamia). Separate points of analysis of this topic are the universal and mythological notions that take part in the construction of regional authenticity, emphasizing the interpretation of the cosmological aspect. The relation between the imaginary and the real in the domain of interpretation of reality is theoretically examined.

  • Issue Year: 2002
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 164-179
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English