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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 2 (134), 448—459

UDK 791.62+343.6



Yudov Mykola, associate professor

at the KNUKiM,

Ye. Konovaltsia Street 36, 01601, Kyiv, Ukraine.


Yudova-Romanova Kateryna, Senior teacher

at the KNUKiM,

Ye. Konovaltsia Street 36, 01601, Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Abstract. This article aims to study the public medieval executions in Europe, as a form of a theatrical event, which has a defined scenario, actors and audience. Author analyzes social and cultural function of the execution, classifies their main types, from the point of view of their scenario and directing. The theatrical and visual aspects are also being an important factor.

Keywords: medieval public execution, theatrical event.

Received 03.03.2017


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