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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 5 (137), 1126—1133

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Serebriakova Olena Georgiivna, Ph.D in History, junior research fellow

at the Department of Ethnology of the Present

at the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Svobody Avenue 15, Lviv, 79000, Ukraine

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Abstract. Local Pokuttia`s beliefs, ritual prohibitions, customized instructions connected with the winter rituality are characterized in the article on the basis of ethnographic sources from the end of XIX — the early XX century and modern field exploration data.

Keywords: Poluttia, beliefs, signs, prohibitions, instructions, customs.

Received 20.07.2017


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