Vasiliev Mikhail Ivanovich
Saint-Petersburg State Economic University
Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor

The article shows that fortune telling with the help of wreaths from flowers and herbs as compared to the fortune-telling with flowers "on a dream" or bogatko flowers, in the Novgorod province were fairly weak, although found in many areas. In addition to classic wreaths, used for divination bouquets of flowers. The greatest similarity in the methods of fortune telling is observed from the southern districts of Pskov and St. Petersburg Province. At the same time proved the presence of divination with wreaths and brooms in common with the North Russian themes "of fate, life / death, health" and less important topics of marriage. It speaks of tradition and archaic data for the north-Russian population. In general, we can talk about getting the Novgorod province. in the area of North-Russian Ivanovo divination

Category: Ethnology

Article reference:
Ivanovo fortune telling with a wreath in the Novgorod province // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 11 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2016/11/17262

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