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Etnolog 9/1 (1999)

There are some basic ideas and semantic models reflected by the vocabulary and the phraseology "o

Presence of the violent death motif in specific children's folklore texts can suggest the magic o

My paper is dedicated to the issue of the predetermination of death in Serbian and Croatian folk

Popular definition of «good» and «bad» death is connected with the opposition between the natural

The paper deals with the documented gravestone inscriptions from two aspects.


Investigations of posthumous ceremonial complexes in Macedonia are based on ethnographic field ma

Every passage toward the unknown is a natural cause of uncertainty, uneasiness, and fear.

In the traditional rural community, the time of passing away was always marked by magical and/or


The author tackles the subject of the generally only marginally treated transport of the deceased


The existence and practising of new rituals is not unknown to our everyday life, especially when

The author shall describe visiting and care for graves in a period of a calendar year, less also


The future, if not the present, will corroborate the thesis that the phenomenon of death has been

The author presents Slavic beliefs and mythic notion of water as the dividing line between the wo


Many folk beliefs and rituals linked with coffin, grave and cemetery are considered in the given


The author presents the history of the research made on suicide notes from the end of the 19th ce


Landscape archaeology employs many different methodological approaches.


Regarding to this article, we will pay attention to the frescos from the churches invillages of B


The aim of this paper is to highlight certain dilemmas in attempts to define taboo.


The stories known under the names Zhuang Zi and Lie Zi present the masters as mystics to whom the