EtnoAntropologia (2020-03-01)

Ukrainian domestic icon. The development of tradition

  • Oksana Triska

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 7, no. 2
pp. 51 – 70


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The paper describes the formation process of the domestic icon – one of the most important religious and ritual objects of the Ukrainian peasantry. Its roots date back to the period of Kyivan Rus’, and its prosperity – to the nineteenth century. The author draws attention to the evolution of tradition and various forms of manifestations throughout Ukraine.