Archive

« 2018. #3 (141)

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

References

Kyrij, V. (2016). Fests’kyj dysk — v etnokul’turnomu konteksti. Deshyfruvannia minojs’koho piktohrafichnoho pys’ma. Drohobych: Posvit [in Ukrainian].
Ko, M. (2007). Majja. Ischeznuvshaja civilizacija: legendy i fakty. Moskva: Centrpoligraf [in Russian].
Muk, O. (2007). Nebesnyj mech nad Atlantidoj. Moskva: Veche [in Russian].
Pavliv, D. (2005). Skarb iz s. Ruda ta deiaki aspekty kul’turnoi praktyky u hal’shtats’kyj period na Zakhodi Ukrainy. Materialy i doslidzhennia z arkheolohii Prykarpattia i Volyni. Issue 9, pp. 257—272. L’viv [in Ukrainian].
Hordijchuk, Mykola. (ed. uporiad). (1991). Perlyny ukrains’koi narodnoi pisni. Pisennyk. Kyiv: Muzychna Ukraina [in Ukrainian].
Servyj. (1996). Kommentaryj k «Eneyde» Verhylyia III 73. In Losev A.F. Myfolohyia hrekov y rymlian. Moskva: Mysl’ [in Russian].
Tolstoj, N.Y.(ed.). (2009). Slavianskye drevnosty: etnolynhvystycheskyj slovar’: v 5 t. (Vol. 4: P—S). Moskva: Mezhdunarodnye. Otnoshenyia [in Russian].
Fedoriv, M. «Obozhnennia rusalky».
Retrieved from: http://rodova-knuga.narod.ru/center_list_0138.html.

Read»

Our authors
On bessarabian and moldavian ukrainians in the studies of historical ethnography
The article has thrown some light upon a sum of scientific findings got during XIX to XXI cc. in historio-ethnographic studies of Bessarabia and Moldavian Ukrainians. In the pre­sent paper has been given author’s answer to the problem of lacking progress as for the numerous themes concerning Ukrainians. State and achievements of the research-works in Ukrainians’ material and spiritual culture by the scientists of Moldavia and Ukraine through the years of independence has been exposed.
Read »

Boikos’ pandemonium: categories of evil deceased
In the article have been presented some research-work on peculiarities of Boikos’ traditional demonological notions as for so-called evil deceased; on the basis of field records and ethnological literary sources quite a number of scum categories have been defined as well as essential habits, modes of behavior and functions of these personages of people’s demonology.
Read »

Daily bread baking of ukrainians in the south-western ethnographical region at the late XIX to early XXI cc.
The paper has dealt with analytic study in prescriptions, signs, customs, methods, ways of selection, procurement and some peculiarities in usage of subsidiary means — water, firewood and leaves in bread baking. The final aim of the mentioned actions had been (and still is) selection of the means and ingredients fit, by their characteristics, for the backing of bread. The paper has demonstrated dependence of bread backing subsi­diary means criteria from the folk nutritional standards and world outlook stereotypes as well as from regional social and economic, natural and geographical factors and peculiarities of material culture.
Read »

Traditional folk clothes of velikobychkovsky hutsuly of XIX — the first half of XX century
In the study based upon numerous field materials, literature sources as well as ethnographic, historio-cultural and regional museum collections has been performed complex analysis in traditional folk clothes by Hutzul population of Velyky Bychkiv village in Transcarpathian region. Detailed descriptions of femi­nine and masculine clothing complexes of the mentioned area have been presented. In characterizing of those main attention has been paid to the detail of cut in separate components of dress; cut of feminine shirt has been added as an illustration.
Read »