Traditional Bulgarian Calendar
Illustrated Encyclopedia

Edited By Margarita Vasileva
October 2003
Vion Publishers
ISBN: 954-9501-38-8
199 pages, Illustrated, 9 1/2" x 13 1/4"
$137.50 Hardcover

This book presents Bulgaria abroad, combining for the first time text and illustration into an integral whole. Use has been made in the publication of 145 calendar holiday rituals, 29 holiday feasts and 45 holiday and ritual kinds of bread, 35 icons of saints and 17 icons on biblical subjects. They give the reader an opportunity to get in touch with the uniqueness of the Bulgarian tradition, and with its originality in associating folk conceptions, beliefs and ritual actions with the Eastern Orthodox Christian calendar.


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