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The common Slavic element in Russian culture

Nikolai Sergeevich Trubetskoi

The common Slavic element in Russian culture

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Published in New York .
Written in English

  • Slavic philology.

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    Translated by a group of graduate students of the Dept. of Slavic Languages, Columbia University, from a study included in a volume of the author"s collected writings which appeared in 1927, in Paris, under the general title K probleme russkogo samopoznanija (romanized form).

    Statementedited by Leon Stilman.
    LC ClassificationsPG43 .T7 1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6088488M
    LC Control Number51003593

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Get this from a library. The common Slavic element in Russian culture. [Nikolaĭ Sergeevich Trubet︠s︡koĭ, kni︠a︡zʹ; Leon Stilman]. The Common Slavic Element in Russian Culture (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF SLAVIC STUDIES, SLAVIC PHILOLOGY SERIES; RUSSIA).

Common Slavic element in Russian culture. Translated by a group of graduate students of the Dept. of Slavic Languages, Columbia University, from a study included in a volume of the author's collected writings which appeared inin Paris, under the general title K probleme russkogo samopoznanija (romanized form).

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The common Slavic element in Russian culture; Trubet͡skoĭ, Nikolaĭ Sergeevich, kni͡azʹ, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain. Summary from the book "Slavyane v rannem srednevekovie" (Russian language), Archaeological institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, In the first part of the book, named "The Slavs in the beginning of the Middle Ages" (p.

5), the archaeological cultures are characterized, which have been formed on the basis of Provincial Roman ones. Russian and other Slavic beliefs weave a rich tapestry in which real-world elements coexist with those from fantasy, such as dragons, monsters, and shape-changing wolves. Though Russia adopted Christianity as the state religion in A.D.paganism remained popular through the end of the 19th century and There are few stories more stirring /5.

Some elements of Slavic folklore, such as vampire legends and Easter eggs, are well known, while others are more obscure. And when the Slavs came to America, they brought much of their folklore to the new world, where it continues to flourish today.

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List of superstitions: Before leaving for a long journey, travelers and all those who are seeing them off, must sit for a moment in silence before leaving the house.

Russian culture grew from that of the East Slavs, with their pagan beliefs and specific way of life in the wooded, steppe and forest-steppe areas of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Early Russian culture and Slavic people in Russia were much influenced by nomadic Turkic people. Russian is one of three East Slavic languages of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family.

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A collaborative project to prepare a new critical edition in three volumes, based on the. Slavic traditions preserved very ancient Indo-European elements and intermingled with those of neighbouring Indo-European peoples.

An exemplary case are the South Slavic still-living rain rituals of the couple Perun – Perperuna, Lord and Lady Thunder, shared with the neighbouring Albanians, Greeks and Arumanians. The acceptance of Christianity in the tenth century is the most significant cultural event in the history of modern Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus.

A vast reservoir of cultural concepts, expressions, and iconographic images has developed within the Eastern Orthodox tradition, and now Slavic specialists, theologians, historians, and literary scholars can turn to a collection which examines the. Books shelved as slavic: Men and Monsters by Elena May, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden, Crime and Punishme.

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Russian and the other East Slavic languages (Ukrainian, Belarusian) did not diverge noticeably from one another until the Middle Russian period (the late 13th to the 16th century).

The term Old Russian is generally applied to the common East Slavic language in use before that time. Greek and Roman mythologies are so common in Western culture that most people have never heard of the polytheistic pantheon of other cultures.

One of the least well-known is the Slavic pantheon of gods, spirits, and heroes that persisted before and after Christian missionaries converted the region. Slavic mythology has two key differences from. Slavic groups were also found among the Vikings in Scandinavia, among mercenaries fighting for the Byzantines and Arabs, in Asia Minor and Syria.

East Slavs. Formerly the main population of the medieval state of Kievan Rus, the theory is that they evolved into the Russian. Various people of Slavic descent were divided into a patchwork of different countries each with their own nationality and common ethnic group.

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Russian myths and folklore come from two sources: the pre-Christian Slavic paganism, and the legends and tales composed after Russia became Orthodox Christian. Pagan spirits The pagan myths of the ancient Rus told about a number of gods (mostly nature deities) and many kinds of spirits and faeries.

We'll list some of them. Russian fairy tale heroes and Slavic gods continue to be depicted in the modern arts of Russia, and many holidays are held annually to celebrate their favorite heroes. Though Russia adopted Christianity in the 10th century, and tried to replace Slavic gods with Christian icons, the heroes of lore persisted and could never be entirely eradicated.

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Much French and Latin vocabulary. The names used here are just some of the forms of the names which vary widely because of dialect differences in the Slavic languages as well as differences in the alphabets and the manner of their transcription from the Cyrillic alphabet.

The element -bog seen in several of these names means ‘a god’ in various Slavic languages. The earliest. Obviously common among the 60% of the population of Astrakhan Oblast that identifies as ethnic Russian. Not nearly as much among the other 40%. Kazakhs, Tatars and Nogais here typically have Turkic, Arabic or Persian names or compound names combining elements from these languages.

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