Solsticio de Invierno

Olentzeroren tradizioa Lesaka eta Euskal Herriko Eguberrietan = La tradición de Olentzero en la Navidad de Lesaka y Euskal Herria

Aranburu Urtasun, Mikel

Publication year:
2006
Publication place:
Donostia-San Sebastián
ISBN:
978-84-8419-055-4

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Summary

On an astronomic phenomenon, the solstice, that perturbs he who was the universal original god and who concerted calendars, the Sun, ancient cultures built up a symbolic structure of rituals, amongst which the rituals of fire and the personification of the magical period are especially noteworthy. The potential practice thereof has forged the collective identities of the peoples who had these ; beliefs.
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