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The Customs and Lore of Modern Greece

by Rodd, James Rennell Baron Rennell.

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Published by D. Stott .
Written in English


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  In her book "Giants, Monsters, and Dragons," folklorist Carol Rose notes that "In ancient Greece it was believed that a person could be transformed by eating the meat of a wolf that had been mixed.   The ingredients which I regard as being the most crucial to the existence of any ethnic group would probably be lineage, history, geography, beliefs, language, sense of humor, customs, and folklore. Folklore, however, is one of the aspects most neglected by people in these modern times, and this is certainly true of the Afrikaners.


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Indispensable for all serious students of modern Greece and essential reading for anyone interested in Greek politics, economy, foreign relations and culture. The contributors, from four different countries, combine empathy and objectivity in their studies of modern Greek literature, the development of a genuine national language, the Greek.

The Parthenon. Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle. Homer's epic poems. Gods and goddesses lounging around, indulging in pleasures on Mount Olympus.

All of these images bring to mind the traditional icons of Greece, the cradle of Western Civilization. But what do we know of modern Greece. The answer to that question and more can be found in this comprehensive look at contemporary Greek culture.

OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, music ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction --Ethnology of modern Greece and historical sketch of the population --The land and the people --Village festivals, fairs, dances, and marriages --Birth, destiny, and death --Beliefs and ceremonies: survivals of the ancient in the new --Luck.

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