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Publications Journal „Tyragetia"   vol. X [XXV], nr. 1


Research of the geography and ways of formation of mythological and ritual symbolism of the iron at the population of the Northern Black Sea coast according to archaeological data
ISSN 1857-0240
E-ISSN 2537-6330

Research of the geography and ways of formation of mythological and ritual symbolism of the iron at the population of the Northern Black Sea coast according to archaeological data

Tyragetia, serie nouă, vol. X [XXV], nr. 1, Arheologie. Istorie Antică

Keywords: ancient metal, copper, bronze, iron, symbolism, technologies, knowledge, myth, ritual.

Abstract: Based on archaeological evidence about ancient nonferrous and ferrous metallurgy, from the Bronze Age to the Middle Ages, the author discusses perspectives in search of possible ways of forming of mythological and sacral aspects of iron symbolism in traditional culture of the Eastern Slavs. The focus is concentrated on the mechanisms of the transmission of metallurgical knowledge, and especially on a role of carriers of this knowledge in other ethnic environment, as well as on special methodological aspects of reconstruction of symbolic meaning of metal in archaeological finds. Also, an attempt has been made to define the area geographic area and ways of distribution of metallurgical knowledge and symbolic meaning of iron among the Eastern Slavs and their ancestor.



 

 


Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age

 



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