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Зооморфният кôд в погребалните представи на българите (конете на св. Тодор)
Zoomorphic Code in Bulgar Funeral Rituality

Author(s): Ratschko Popov
Subject(s): Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Етнографски институт САНУ
Summary/Abstract: Bulgarian folk believes and representations concerning the animal world in relation to the traditional funerals and commemorations are discussed in this paper. The attention is to be paid to the activities concerning domestic animals during death and funeral, to the animals of demonic nature considering vampires believes, to the birds as the souls of the dead and to the animal sacrificing during death and commemoration due to animal sex and colour.

  • Page Range: 321-327
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: Serbian