Search for dissertations about: "transfer of ritual"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words transfer of ritual.

  1. 1. Promised Soils : Senses of Place Among Yezidis in Dalarna and Sheikhan

    Author : Maria Lindqvist; Lena Roos; Simon Sorgenfrei; Göran Larsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Yezidi; Yezidi cemetery; Dalarna; Borlänge; Zahmanê Êzîdîa Li Dalarna; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; Sheikhan; Lalish; transfer of ritual; social memory; jema’iyye; Çarşema-sor; Wednesday ritual; berat; diaspora; funeral rituals; mortuary practices; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : This is an ethnographic study that focuses on Zahmanê Êzîdîa Li Dalarna, the Yezidi cemetery, in Borlänge. The Swedish town of Borlänge has one of the largest Yezidi diaspora communities in Western Europe; a majority emigrated from the Northern Iraqi region of Sheikhan during the 1990s and early 2000s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evocatio deorum : Historical and mythical interpretations of ritualised conquests in the expansion of ancient Rome

    Author : Gabriella Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Roman religion; evocatio; devotio; Livy; Macrobius; Servius; Veii; myth; historiography; theology of history; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines the historical evidence, and the historiographical and mythical aspects of the sources, of the evocatio-ritual of Republican Rome. According to some ancient sources, the tutelary deity of an enemy city was, just before a conquest, "called out", that is, asked to abandon the city and promised a new temple in Rome. READ MORE