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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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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

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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Handsome Yeva, Introduction

Handsome Yeva: A Proto-Indo-European Myth. Reconstruction based on Slavic folklore and parallels with other Indo-European myths Introduction Since the historic Calcutta lecture given by the British philologist Sir William “Oriental” Jones to the members of the Asiatick Society of Bengal on February … Continue reading

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Indo-Iranian parallels of the Slavic water and fire rites of the oath and guilt confirmation attested in Medieval Latin accounts and Slavic law codices

Indo-Iranian parallels of the Slavic water and fire rites of the oath and guilt confirmation attested in Medieval Latin accounts and Slavic law codices / Индо-иранские параллели славянских ритуалов клятвоприношения и признания вины описанных в средневековых латинских источниках и представленных … Continue reading

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Alternative readings of the Saxo Grammaticus’ account on Slavic pagan religion, and their implications on its reconstruction

Abstract Commentaries to a new translation of the Saxo Grammaticus’ account on Slavic pagan religion are presented. Grammatical and contextual reasons are offered to support new readings which differ from the traditional translations. Alternative reconstructions of the Slavic rituals are … Continue reading

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