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Announcement of my paper published in Studia Mythologica Slavica

I am pleased to announce that my paper was published in SMS (Studia Mythologica Slavica), v. 20, 2017: Indo-Iranian parallels of the Slavic water rites of the oath and guilt confirmation attested in Medieval Latin accounts and Slavic law codices … Continue reading

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Amazon giveaway: “Handsome Yeva, An Indo-European Tale”

If you like ancient myths and folk poetry (at least their reconstructions and translations), you may want to participate in the amazon giveaway of the contemporary, fantasy-style reconstruction of the Balto-Slavic myth based on the original folk poetry: “Handsome Yeva, An Indo-European … Continue reading

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Handsome Yeva. An Illustrated Edition

Sleep my baby, rock-a-bye, On the edge you must not lie. Wolf the Fluffy roams astray, Will he grub you, drag away? Into Furthest Darkest Woods, Hide you under Willow roots? There birdies chirp and squeak, Will they let you … Continue reading

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Handsome Yeva, Original Slavic and Baltic Folk Poetry #3

Luck was heading to the shrine, Asking company of mine. Golden waistband Luck did wear, Gave me one of silver flare. Luck said, giving silver swirl: “Proudly wear it, little girl!” Спрогис 303,4 Boon for those happy boys, Who were … Continue reading

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Handsome Yeva, Original Slavic and Baltic Folk Poetry #2

– What is that, my sis, What is that, my flock? On my Dear I gaze, On my Dear I walk, Near me, my Dear, Like a candle, burns? Sister his responds: – Didn’t tell we him, Don’t roam at … Continue reading

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Handsome Yeva, Original Slavic and Baltic Folk Poetry

The original Slavic and Baltic Folk Poetry, on which the reconstruction “Handsome Yeva: An Indo-European Tale” was based, is borrowed from the “basic myth” reconstructions of V.V.Ivanov and V.N.Toporov, V.Belaj, and R.Katičić, and folklore collections those researches have selected folk … Continue reading

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Handsome Yeva, Introduction Talk

Do you like to listen to the stories sitting in front of the camping fire? Funny stories, scary stories, silly stories? I know – you do. And I do. And our ancestors – ancestors of the most all European nations … Continue reading

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