Authors:Anna Székely, Solomon Gwerevende, Jorge Poveda Yánez, Gábor Klaniczay, and Peter Zolczer
human,” which was originally published in 2002. Éva Pócs has chosen to present, through the figure of the werewolf, dual beings that simultaneously share the features of humans (alive or dead) and demons/animals, and that are able to communicate between
diseases but also, to a lesser extent, against animal ailments ( Kontomichis 1985 :93 ; Ionas 2007 :Β:85– 87). Characteristic of the expanded use of this charm is the fact that in Cyprus 53 variants are published in the Σώμα των Κυπριακών Επωδών [Corpus
Berkes , Fikret 1999 Sacred Ecology: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Resource Management . Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis .
Berlin , Brendt 1992 Ethnobiological Classification. Principles of Categorisation of Plants and Animals in
) assumes only one plural marker in BP, -s , and attributes the irregularity discussed here to morphophonemic rules, which convert a theoretical theme vowel into a palatal glide in the plural context (e.g., ∗ animales → anima ∅ es → anima [j] s
animal bone at Sarmatian site Gyoma 133. In: E. Jerem (ed.): Cultural and Landscape Changes in South-East Hungary II. Prehistoric, Roman Barbarian and Late Avar Settlement at Gyoma 133. Archaeolingua 5, 307–310.
relation to vital fluids – blood, milk, water – whose absence leads to imbalances, expressed in animals’ loss of fertility, the soil’s lack of moisture, and humans’ weakening health (or even death) 8 – all due to thirst. Related to the characters of the
transformations in animal husbandry. Tracts of land combined in the course of farm- reallocation were used by mid-sized and large estates for independent shepherding while smallholders could only acquire grazing land with great difficulty and despite collaboration
solutions to the riddles. The 36 tales are distributed across genres as follows: sixteen tales of magic, eight formula tales, five animal tales, two novella tales, three jokes, and two non-typologized tale closing motifs as catch tales. According to the
the highly popular mosaic carpet designs from the fifth century onwards. 14 It was employed both as a self-contained decorative element, as in our church, and as a background to animal figures and animal combat scenes integrated into the carpet design