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

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: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2013/10/4051

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