Traditional Festivals: A Multicultural Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2005 - Social Science - 548 pages

This illustrated reference work covers a wide range of festivals that have sacred origins and are, or have been, part of a folk tradition, a world religion, or a major civilization.

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Contents

Akitu Mesopotamia
5
Apaturia Greece
13
Ashura Islam
19
M
23
Midsummer West 286
45
Transfiguration
62
Bear Festival Japan 27
85
Naw Ruz Zoroastrianism Baháism 311
92
Elevation of the Cross Christianity
139
Fordicidia and Parilia Rome
157
New Year Islam 326
191
New Year Japan 327
197
V
221
0
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Games Greece 161
237
About the Author 549
239

New Yam Festival Ewe 317
119
Tu biShevat Judaism 474
129
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About the author (2005)

Christian Roy, PhD, is a historian and a freelance translator and researcher. He is currently a member of the International Troeltsch-Tillich Project, preparing French editions of these two German theologians' works, based at Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec.

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