Songs of the Russian People as Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life

Songs of the Russian People as Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life
Language English
ISBN13: 9781162628271
Author: William Ralston Shedden Ralston
Goodreads Rating: 3.75
ISBN10: 1162628278
Pages: 456
Published: September 10th 2010 by Kessinger Publishing
Genre: Cultural

1872. Contents: Khorovod, or Choral Songs; The Posidyelka, or Social Gathering; The Besyeda; Divisions of Songs; Cossack and Robber Songs; Soldier Songs; The Builinas, or Metrical Romances; Story of Svyatogor; Ruibnikof's Researches; Note on Metres. Mythology: The Old Gods; Old Slavonic Mythology; Perun; Other Slavonic Deities. Demigods and Fairies: Ideas about the Soul; The Domovoy, or House Spirit.