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The Synergy of Pagan and Christian Notions of the “Other Side”. The System of Omens, Amulets and Interdictions
The synergy of pagan and Christian notions of the “other side”. The first stage of helping a dying person – removing barriers and causing the passage to start: death on the straw, water for the soul, lighting a death candle and a few words about the last sacrament. The arrangements: washing and dressing up the deceased. What to do with ablution attributes. Dead-clothes (a brief note of historical interest). The system of omens, amulets and interdictions connected with dead-clothes.
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