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  • Publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Liisa Granbom-Herranen;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    This article focuses on the relationship between proverbs and pedagogical situations in bringing up children. The research deals with the life-stories that speak about the childhood in the early 20th century Finland. As research material two collections fromthe Folklore...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Urmas Sutrop;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    The article discusses three versions of the Snow White fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm (1810, 1812, and 1857), delving into the meanings of colours and colour names occurring in them as well as changes in the names and meanings. The analysis proceeds from the structura...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Kaarina Rein;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    The present article deals mainly with the works of Johannes Raicus, the scientist in the field of medicine from the 17th century, focusing on his treatise Disputatio physicomedica votiva e„j ƒšrwa surgenti jam Dorpati novo collegio region, debated at the Gymnasiumof Tar...

  • Publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Mare Kõiva;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    On the basis of Virumaa material, the article discusses healing words as well as charms that were used to regulate communication between human beings and the world of spirits. Healing words richly varied in form made use of fragments of prayers, Bible texts, and hymnals...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Tiiu Jaago;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    This article analyses descriptions of journeys and the emergence of territorial and symbolic borders in autobiographical texts. Historically, the descriptions are related to migration caused by World War II and, to a lesser extent (or in connection with the war), the es...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Airi Liimets; Külli Erimäe; Kadaka Kindergarten, Tallinn, Estonia;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    The central question of our research project was: what is the position and significance of the phenomenon of singing to children in the domestic culture of education in today’s Estonia? Before answering this question, we have to a) define education as a cultural phenome...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Kristina Oganjan;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    The aim of this work is to study the state-supported health care system in Harju County during the years 1922–1926. This subject has not been studied extensively up until now and the article provides a clearer picture of quondam health service institutions in Harju Coun...

  • Publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Mait Sepp;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    The present study analyses St. Bartholomew’s Day storm – a storm that supposedly takes place near St. Bartholomew’s Day (August 24th) every year – a paroemia that has widely spread on the north-eastern coast of Estonia. The two questions analysed here are: firstly, whet...

  • Publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Tiiu Jaago;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    In this article the occurrence of the colour term ‘red’ is studied comparatively in the regilaul of two Estonian counties. Earlier studies on colour terms in the Estonian regilaul have shown that colour terms are rarely found in songs. At the same time, they are conspic...

  • Open Access Estonian
    Authors: 
    Jaan Lahe; Kalda Martti;
    Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

    This article is a systematic approach to the character of deity, who bears the name Mitra in India, but in Iran is called Mithra (later Mihr). The study aims to give answers to three questions: 1) What are the similarities between the Indian Mitra and the Iranian Mithra...