• Subiect: Contributions to the Study of the Snake s Magic Power and Mythology in the Folk Art in the Historical Maramureş and Lăpuş County In this micro - study I have analyzed the presence of the snake as a complex theme in the folk culture of two folkloric regions Maramureş county, theme that I observed in its different expression: religion, legends, stories, carols, as well as in the popular art. The first part deals with the presence of the snake in the rain rituals and in the signs foreseeing this atmospheric phenomenon. The investigation part was meant for the presence of the snake, under its different aspects in religions, legends and stories. Here I have underlined the presence of some themes specific to Maramureş county, such as: "the snake taken for the fortune", "for love", "for welfare". I have continued then with the analysis of the snake as a ballad and carol theme with the analysis of the snake as a ballad and carol theme. I have granted the due place to the presence of the snake in the folk magic, analyzing both, the name of the pearl belonging to the snake and his (the snake's) presence in different manifestations of the folk art from Maramureş. In the last part I analyzed the presence of this animal in the folk medicine. On bibliographical basis, the themes are described comparatively, therefore I have underlined their presence in our folklore as well as in the folklore and mythology of other countries. The themes of the snake in the folk art from the area investigated directly by us was studied by underlining, each time, their symbolic significance, on the grounds of specialty bibliography.
  • Limba de redactare: română
  • Secţiunea: Etnografie - artă
  • Vezi publicația: Acta Musei Porolissensis
  • Editura: Muzeul Judeţean de Istorie şi Artă din Zalău
  • Loc publicare: Zalău
  • Anul publicaţiei: 2002
  • Referinţă bibliografică pentru nr. revistă: XXIV; anul 2002; subtitlu: Anuarul Muzeului Judeţean de Istorie şi Arta din Zalău
  • Paginaţia: 693-703
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