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2011 | 98 | 1 | 53-72
Article title

Pausaniova „Cesta po Řecku“ jako folklorní pramen

Content
Title variants
EN
PAUSANIAS' 'DESCRIPTION OF GREECE' AS FOLKLORE RESOURCE
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
The present study aims to analyse one of the most complex Ancient sources that enable us to study not only history and geography, but - as will be explained - also the ethnology of the life in ancient Greece and Rome, not only in the second century A.D., but in the older periods as well. The great quantity of folklore data is compartmentalized according to the types of literary folklore forms. This system is introduced by the researcher, as the Antiquity did not use such categorizations. The source contains a great number of tales and legends, fewer small folklore forms and also many topics known from later fairy tales. The concluding part of the article focuses on the importance of Pausanias' work for the culture of the Antiquity in general and to the parallels with similar works produced in the Czech milieu in the nineteenth century.
Contributors
  • Jaroslav Otcenasek, Etnologicky ustav AV CR, v.v.i., Na Florenci 3, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
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Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
11CZAAAA09923
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.9e451119-05b5-3511-a8a0-182ab6c74356
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