Bulgarian Folklore
Journal of Folkloristics, Ethnology, Anthropology and Arts

Published by the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum
at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


Bulgarian Folklore

Vol. XLIX, 2023, Issue 4


Editors: Yordan Lyutskanov, Nino Abakelia

Executive editor: Bozhidar Aleksiev

Yordan Lyutskanov, Nino Abakelia. Editorial

Inga Ghutidze. Ethnic Memory in the Toponyms of Artanuji (Historical Georgia)


Guliko Kvantidze. From the History of Georgian Ethnocostume


Nino Abakelia. St. George in Georgian Cultural Context


Ketevan Khutsishvili. Religiosity in Transformation: Vernacular and Normative Religious Practices in East Georgia


Marine Turashvili. Transformation in the Image of the Imp in the Beliefs of Contemporary Georgians (According to Oral Narratives and Archival Texts)


Lia Karichashvili. Georgian Folk Proverbs and Shota Rustaveli’s Aphorisms


Tamaz Gabisonia. On the Contribution of Church Hymns to the Development of Georgian Folk Polyphony


Yordan Lyutskanov. Rustaveli’s Masterpiece – A Renaissance Narrative Poem or a Medieval Romance?


Book Review

Vladimir Penchev. Bulgarian Cultural-Educational Organisations in the Czech Republic [In Bulgarian]. Homo Bohemicus, 2021, № 1–2


Stanoy Stanoev. Folklore Studies as a Vocation. Prof. Dr. Sc. Anatol Anchev’s 70th Anniversary

Angelina Ilieva. Anatol Anchev. Reincarnations (Parables of the Genesis) [In Bulgarian]. Sofia: Tip-Top Publishing House, 2022

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