Polish Book, Polish Customs, Traditions & Folklore

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Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore
This fascinating book is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St. Nicholas Day, the Wigilia (Christmas Eve) nativity plays, caroling and then New Year celebrations. It proceeds from the Shrovetide period to Ash Wednesday, Lent the celebration of spring, Holy Week customs then superstitions, beliefs and rituals associated with farming, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, midsummer celebrations, harvest festivities, wedding rites, nameday celebrations, birth and death rituals. Line illustrations enhance this rich and varied treasury of folklore.

 

  • pages: 340
  • author: Sophie Hodorowicz Knab
  • published: 2006
  • publisher: Hippocrene Books
  • black & white
  • hardcover
  • measures: 6″ wide x 9.5″ high
  • language: english
  • isbn: 0781805155

 

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Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore
This fascinating book is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St. Nicholas Day, the Wigilia (Christmas Eve) nativity plays, caroling and then New Year celebrations. It proceeds from the Shrovetide period to Ash Wednesday, Lent the celebration of spring, Holy Week customs then superstitions, beliefs and rituals associated with farming, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, midsummer celebrations, harvest festivities, wedding rites, nameday celebrations, birth and death rituals. Line illustrations enhance this rich and varied treasury of folklore.

 

  • pages: 340
  • author: Sophie Hodorowicz Knab
  • published: 2006
  • publisher: Hippocrene Books
  • black & white
  • hardcover
  • measures: 6″ wide x 9.5″ high
  • language: english
  • isbn: 0781805155

 

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