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Dictionary of gypsy mythology : charms, rites, and magical traditions of the Roma

Author: Claude Lecouteux
Publisher: Rochester, Vermont : Inner Traditions, 2018.
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A comprehensive A-to-Z reconstruction of the oral tradition of the Rom'gypsies'based on sources never before available in English Presents the origin myths and magical traditions of the gypsies, including their legendary ties to Egypt, animal ancestors, and tree spirits Examines the three major settings of gypsy folktales'the forest, the waters, and the mountain'and shows how their world is full of spirits Shows how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Lecouteux, Claude.
Dictionary of gypsy mythology.
Rochester, Vermont : Inner Traditions, 2018
(DLC) 2017044243
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lecouteux
ISBN: 9781620556689 1620556685
OCLC Number: 1030446473
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Image; Title Page; Epigraph; Table of Contents; Introduction: The People of Oral Tradition; TRANSCRIPTIONS AND PRONUNCIATION; SYMBOLS; ABBREVIATIONS; notes; Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Texts; I. THE GREAT FLOOD; II. THE WHITE HIND; III. THE MOUNTAIN OF CATS; IV. THE BRIDE OF THE PHUVUŠ; Appendix: Index of Motifs; Bibliography; Footnotes; About the Author; About Inner Traditions Bear & Company; Books of Related Interest; Copyright & Permissions
Other Titles: Dictionnaire de mythologie tzigane.
Responsibility: Claude Lecouteux.

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A comprehensive A-to-Z reconstruction of the oral tradition of the Rom--gypsies--based on sources never before available in English.  Read more...

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