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The Veil of the bride

Almalech, Mony (1996) The Veil of the bride. In: Balkan folk colour language : Significance of colour in Balkan folklore : Mariage and burial. St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, Sofia, pp. 39-51. ISBN 9540708230

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Abstract

Mony Almalech has found the mystic roots of the color language in the folk cultures of Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, different ex-Yougoslav nations, Turkey. Non-color meanings are found in traditional marriage and burial among Balkan peoples. In order to explain the Balkan color language he has collected many springs of secret knowledge - Jewish Kabbalah, Islam, ancient Greece and Rome, Egypt. Ancient mystic religious secret knowledge is accepted as a strategy for choosing a color for different parts of traditional folk costumes. Mystic knowledge is a culture element of an interdisciplinary scientific approach of the author. Associated Subjects: Clothing and dress - Symbolic aspects, Color in weddings, Marriage customs and rites, Color in funerals, Funeral rites and ceremonies Folklore, Psycholinguistics Symbolism of colors

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Logic.Ethics (Moral philosophy).Esthetics. > Theory of knowledge. Epistemology. Semiotic
Religion > Islam
Religion > Judaism
Religion > Mythology. Cults. Other religions
Religion > Religion. Philosophy and theory of religion. Theosophy
Sociology.Anthropology > Cultural anthropology
Sociology.Anthropology > Ethnography
Sociology.Anthropology > Ethnology
Sociology.Anthropology > Folklore
Sociology.Anthropology > Gender studies
Sociology.Anthropology > Social interaction. Social processes
Sociology.Anthropology > Sociology of culture and civilization
ID Code:1227
Deposited By: Professor Mony Almalech
Deposited On:07 Jun 2012 07:23
Last Modified:07 Jun 2012 07:23

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