Prehistoric roots of Romanian and southeast European traditions, Volume 1
"Romanian linguist and archaeomythologist Adrian Poruciuc investigates ancient motifs contained in traditional Romanian songs - The colinde - By means of linguistic, folkloric, and archaeological evidence. Many of the colinde are ritual songs containing mythic elements surviving from antiquity. Similar motifs are also found in the broader region of Southeast Europe"--Provided by publisher.
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