"Погребение – сватба" – идея и об редна практика
"Funeral-Wedding" – Idea and Ritual Practice

Author(s): Vanya Nikolova
Subject(s): Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure
Published by: Етнографски институт САНУ
Summary/Abstract: The matter of issue is the wedding of the young unmarried defuncts which is considered as a "funeral-wedding" in the relevant literature. Mythologic reason and basic idea of the "funeral-wedding" are looking for at the intersection of the two fundamental traditional life cycle rituals mythological planes – the wedding and the funeral. The comparison between the traditional ethnographic data and those from the period of the transition is made on the thematic level with the aim of finding their mutual relation and reasons for this phenomenon’s survivle.

  • Page Range: 329-339
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: Serbian