UDC 27-175+27-186

OLD BELIEVERS’ SELF-IMMOLATION ACCORDING TO FOLKLORE

Pulkin Maxim Viktorovich
Institute of linguistic, history and literature of Karelian Research Centre

Abstract
The article is devoted to the study of the problems of the memory of the self-immolations of Old Believers continued among the peoples of Russia for centuries. In forming the memory of ritual suicide was overcome to a large extent an idea of the afterlife fate of suicides. Studies show that there were folk texts which bring together members of self-immolation with the saints.

Category: History, Religion, Ethnology

Article reference:
Old Believers' self-immolation according to folklore // Humanities scientific researches. 2013. № 10 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://human.snauka.ru/en/2013/10/4051

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