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Culture and customs of the Caucasus

Peter Roudik

Culture and customs of the Caucasus

by Peter Roudik

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caucasus -- Social life and customs,
  • Caucasus -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter L. Roudik.
    SeriesCulture and customs of Europe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK509 .R68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17011054M
    ISBN 109780313348853
    LC Control Number2008033459

      During the Soviet years, the entire Caucasus area was part of the Soviet Union, with Chechnya and Dagestan as semi-autonomous regions of the Russian Republic and Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan as separate Soviet republics. Here are five things worth knowing: 1. The Caucasus is mountainous. In this part of the world geography is destiny.   Herodotus ( BCE) the Greek historian who wrote extensively on the Persian Empire, here describes Persian customs as they would have been practiced around the year BCE at Susa and other Persian communities. The passage, from Book I of his Histories, is interesting in the way Herodotus contrasts the behavior and values of the Persians with those of the Greeks, with the .

    Culture travel and historic tours in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Book your tour in the Caucasus now. Authentic travel experiences.   The Khazars were a semi-nomadic, Turkic-speaking people who became a major commercial empire in the northern Caucasus during the 7th century AD. Over the centuries they expanded their power to include eastern Ukraine, Crimea, southern Russia, western Kazakhstan, and northwestern Uzbekistan too.

      The book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the cultures and customs of the Central Asia republics - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It opens with a survey of geography, history and language of the region inhabited by more that a hundred nationalities and ethnic by: Cambridge Core - Ancient History - The Archaeology of the Caucasus - by Antonio Sagona.


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Written for high school and undergraduate students, Culture and Customs of the Caucasus fills a major void on library shelves. This unique reference work explores contemporary life in three former Soviet Union republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia/5(2). Written for high-school students, Culture and Customs of the Caucasus is the ultimate one-stop reference source that explores the three countries in the region-no other reference work provides such comprehensive and current material.

Written for high school and undergraduate students, Culture and Customs of the Caucasus fills a major void on library shelves. This unique reference work explores contemporary life in three former Soviet Union republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. Culture and Customs of the Caucasus is the ultimate one-stop reference source that explores the three Students studying world culture, social studies, and multicultural issues can use this engaging and wide-ranging volume to learn about the Caucasus's history, urban life, religion, literature, cuisine, holidays, and leisure activities, among many other topics.

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Table of contents for Culture and customs of the Caucasus / Peter L. Roudik. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Buy Culture and Customs of the Caucasus (Cultures and Customs of the World) by Peter L. Roudik (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. "NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY: A Background to the Texts of the New Testament," edited by Lincoln H.

Blummell, BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book, $, pages (nf) Comprehending the New Testament can be made easier by understanding the values and customs in which this book of scripture was written. The Russian experience of the Caucasus is clearly central to books on the region.

Your next choice is Nabokov’s translation of A Hero of Our Time by Lermontov. Lermontov wrote this novella directly after the unsuccessful Decembrist revolt against Tsar Nikolai I in which led to savage repression and resentment amongst young members of the intelligentsia who lost the ability to express.

Ancient Christianity in the Caucasus 1st Edition. Tamila Mgaloblishvili J The is the first volume of Iberica-Caucasica, a new annual publication based in Tbilisi (Georgia) and devoted exclusively to the art, history and culture of the Caucasus.

students, Culture and Customs of the Caucasus is the ultimate one-stop reference source that explores the three countries in the region-no other reference work provides such comprehensive and current material.

Students studying world culture, social studies, and multicultural issues can use this engaging and wide. The title chosen for this mini-exhibit reflects one exceptional aspect of the Caucasus–the diversity of its peoples (more than 40 ethnic groups), languages (50+ languages from both small indigenous language families and from the wider Indo-European, Mongolic, Semitic and Turkic language families), religions (Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism), geography (mountains, glaciers, lowlands.

Mountain Jews: Customs and Daily Life in the Caucasus - Muzeon Yisrael - Google Books. According to tradition Caucasian Jews descended from the Ten Tribes exiled from the Kingdom of Israel in the.

Caucasian peoples, various ethnic groups living in the Caucasus, a geographically complex area of mountain ranges, plateaus, foothills, plains, rivers, and lakes, with grasslands, forests, marshes, and dry complex of regions harbours more than 50 separate peoples, ranging from language communities with only a few hundred speakers to large national groups numbering millions.

Caucasus Culture. The Narts is a series of tales originating from the North Caucasus that form the basic mythology of the tribes in the area, including Abazin, Abkhaz, Circassian, Ossetian, Karachay-Balkar and Chechen-Ingush folklore. Many Caucasus cultures preserver the the form of songs and prose performed by bards and storytellers.

His book, a searching portrait of the national and cultural complexities of Russia’s most restive region, combines on-the-ground reporting and deep historical knowledge in a way that only British writers seem able to do. Download Legends Of The Caucasus books, The Caucasus has an extremely rich folk literature, almost unknown among English speakers, which includes myths, legends, magical tales, anecdotes and proverbs.

The one hundred and one legends included in this book reflect the cultures of fourteen different ethnic groups - their dynamism and the matters. The Caucasus (/ ˈ k ɔː k ə s ə s /), or Caucasia (/ k ɔː ˈ k eɪ ʒ ə /), is an area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and south western is home to the Caucasus Mountains, including the Greater Caucasus mountain range, which has historically been considered a natural barrier between Eastern Europe and Western Asia.

But the Caucasus has played a significant role in the politics of Russia, and in its cultural history as well. The most prominent Russian poets and writers, including Alexander Pushkin, Michael Lermontov, and Lev Tolstoy, traveled through the region and described it in their renowned books. In our global world, where all the boarders have become transparent the cooperation and communication with other people cannot be excluded as it was in the 18 th century on the Caucasus.

Now one can observe the process of simplifying of our history, language and customs and the consequences of this process one cannot imagine.3 Culture is a combination of the ideas, customs and social behaviour of a particular people or society (Weiner and Simpson Oxford English Dictionary).

4 Tradition is the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation; it is a long established custom or belief that has passed from one generation to another (Weiner andMissing: Caucasus.

Culture and Customs of Each of these book-length studies provides an overview of the cultural life, both past and present, of an individual country. Topics include history, religion, cuisine, gender roles, marriage, family life, social customs, lifestyle, etc.