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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 662–670

UDK 393.9 (=161.2)(477.87)

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.03.662

PROTECTIVE ACTIONS FOR ALIVE AND MAGIC ACTIONS CONNECTED WITH THE BURIAL OF THE DECEASED OF THE TRANSCARPATHIAN UKRAINIANS

Cherleniak Ivanna Vasylivna, post-graduate student
of the department of historical ethnology
of the Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.
Contacts: Tel.(032) 297-01-57; e-mail: ina@mail.lviv.ua

Abstrakt. The author considered one of the aspects of ritual complex, dedicated to the protective ritual for the relatives of the deceased in the traditional funeral ritualism of the Transcarpathian Ukrainians at the end of the XIX — the first half of the XX centuries. Attention is paid to the actions to relieve sorrow and sadness for relatives of the deceased, protective rites from the repeated influence of the death, actions from fear of the dead, rituals to prevent visits of the dead after death. There will also be a series of magic practices with things that belonged to the dead.

Keywords: deceased, dead, soul, death, coffin, funeral, ritual, custom, tradition, protection.

Received 25.01.2018

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