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ABOUT THE HOLIDAY OF ST. LUCY

Maja Alujević ; Etnografski muzej Split

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APA 6th Edition
Alujević, M. (2006). O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE. Ethnologica Dalmatica, 15 (1), 107-116. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763
MLA 8th Edition
Alujević, Maja. "O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE." Ethnologica Dalmatica, vol. 15, no. 1, 2006, pp. 107-116. https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763. Accessed 17 Sep. 2019.
Chicago 17th Edition
Alujević, Maja. "O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE." Ethnologica Dalmatica 15, no. 1 (2006): 107-116. https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763
Harvard
Alujević, M. (2006). 'O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE', Ethnologica Dalmatica, 15(1), pp. 107-116. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763 (Accessed 17 September 2019)
Vancouver
Alujević M. O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE. Ethnologica Dalmatica [Internet]. 2006 [cited 2019 September 17];15(1):107-116. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763
IEEE
M. Alujević, "O BLAGDANU SVETE LUCIJE", Ethnologica Dalmatica, vol.15, no. 1, pp. 107-116, 2006. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763. [Accessed: 17 September 2019]

Abstracts
From the whole of Christmas holidays, with the exception of Christmas as a central religious and traditional holiday, the most of pre-Christmas events (folk customs and different celebrations) are connected with the holiday of St. Lucy which is celebrated on the 13th of December. It is known in the whole Europe and deeply rooted in Croatia, especially in Dalmatia and some parts of Slavonija. Therefore, it deserves a special thematic unit. Christmas cycle of folk customs begins with the holiday of St. Lucy: planting of the wheat, fortune-telling… She is the saint-patron of the sight and the one that brings the light. She will give presents to all those children that St. Nicolas did not visit. She will not be followed by the ‘krampus’ (devil), because she will scare the bad children as the black hag Lucy. This duality is explained through the contact of the pre-Christian Lucy and the bright Christian Lucy.

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/107763

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