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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 671–675

UDK 299.18+398.3+904

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.03.671

SIGN OF PLEIADES — SYMBOL OF THE GOD-WINDOWS OF THE UNDERGROUND WORLD

Kyrii Viktor Vladyslavovych, Deputy Editor-in-Chief
of the Drohobych District Newspaper “Frankovyi Krai”,
a Ph.D. (Ph.D., Scientific Supervisor Dr. Stepan Pavlyuk).
Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.
Contacts: Tel.(032) 297-01-57; e-mail: ina@mail.lviv.ua

Abstrakt. By analyzing the folk beliefs of the Slavs, the symbolic symbolism of archaeological monuments and individual Slavic names of the constellation of the Pleiades, a connection between the numerical symbols of the Seven and the constellation of the Pleiades, as an archaic symbol with the mythological image of the goddess-leader of the underworld — in his various ethno-cultural variants is established.

Keywords: Trypillian culture, symbolism of the Seven, Pleiades, Volosozhar, Baby-zvizdy, disk from Nebre, Phaistos disk, Great Cretan goddess, dance «Podolyanochka».

Received 19.03.2018

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