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Studia ethnologica Croatica, Vol.3 No.1 Lipanj 1992.

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The symbolics of bread on special occasions

Manda Svirac ; Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (1014 KB) str. 173-179 preuzimanja: 267* citiraj
Svirac, M. (1991). The symbolics of bread on special occasions. Studia ethnologica Croatica, 3(1), 173-179. Preuzeto s

The paper deals with the research and study of bread, rolls and cakes in Croatian customs, based on written sources from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. The author studies their symbolics when they are given as gifts, in the context of birth, marriage and burial customs. The outcome of this study is the discovery of the belief of the Croats in the present and future life whose keeper is, in the first place, a woman.

Ključne riječi
symbolism of bread; gift; birth; marriage; death

Hrčak ID: 75771



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