Balkan Worlds: The First and Last Europe by Traian Stoianovich

By Traian Stoianovich

Encompassing the interval from the Neolithic period to the current, this ebook reviews the peoples, societies and cultures of the realm positioned among the Adriatic Sea within the west and the Black Sea within the east, among the Alpine sector and Danube basin within the north and the Aegean Sea within the south. this isn't a standard background of the Balkans. Drawing upon archaeology, anthropology, economics, psychology and linguistics in addition to background, the writer has tried a "total heritage" that integrates as many as attainable of the avenues and different types of the Balkan adventure.

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The practiceprevailedin the nineteenthcenturyamongboth the Balkan Slavs and the Albanians, but it was very old, having been known to all the ancientMediterraneanand Indo-Europeancultures. 34 Among the Romans,Hebrews, and Greeksof antiquity, the living fire was normally createdby rubbing two pyrites. The Romansgenerallymadethe fire at the feast of the Paliliae (or Pariliae) on April 21, an occasion for confession,purification, and renewal, resemblingin many ways the later pagan-likepastoraland agricultural festival of St.

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