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“ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS” UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO - UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Ethnocultural Space of the Settlement and the Ritual Table


Authors:
Georgi Georgiev

Pages: 73-83

Abstract:

The article examines the traditional Bulgarian ritual table which marks the permanent appropriation of the space of a settlement: the foundation of a new settlement, building a new house, the digging of a new well. It also looks at the ritual table in the process of taking vows. These tables are presented as ritual situations, in which food and nourishment play a central role.

Keywords:

ritual table, ethnocultural space, settlement, house, source of water, vow

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