Trees in the Traditional Culture of Slavs: A Problem of Systematic Description
Type of publication: Research Article
symbolism, trees, slavs, traditional culture, systematic description, folklore, mythology, rite
The author discusses the possibilities of designing a universal scheme for describing vegetation symbolism (the tree symbol) and outlines the basic parameters for such a description. The article draws on folklore, mythology, and ritual data related to the Slavic traditional culture.
Funding InformationThis research was supported by the following institutions and grants: № 12-04-00006.
Agapkina, T.A. 2012. Trees in the Traditional Culture of Slavs: A Problem of Systematic Description. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 6: 29-42
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