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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 4 (136), 859–866

UDK 398.47(=161.2:477.82).

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2017.04.859

THE MOTIVE OF WITCH RECOGNITION IN THE CALENDAR AND RITUAL TRADITION OF VOLHYNIANS

Kryvenko Anastasiia — junior research fellow

of the department of the modern ethnology

of the Institute of Ethnology of the National

Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: (032) 297-01-57; e-mail: n.d.kryvenko@gmail.com

Abstract. Na osnovi opublikovanykh dzherel ta materialiv pol’ovykh doslidzhen’ rozkryto miforytual’ne vyrazhennia v kalendarnij tradytsii volynian demonolohichnoho motyvu rozpiznavannia vid’om, pokazano poshyrennia, zberezhennia, etnolokal’ni osoblyvosti narodnykh povir’iv i mahichnykh praktyk, pov’iazanykh iz tradytsijnymy uiavlenniamy pro sposoby vyiavlennia i zneshkodzhennia nosiiv vid’matstva ta ikhnikh chariv.

Keywords: Volhynia, demonology, witch, recognition, folk calendar, beliefs.

Received 22.06.2017

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