STUDY OF FOLKLORE
Herald of the G. Tsadasa Institute of Language, Literature and Art. Issue 23 (2020)
TRADITIONS AND LEGENDS ABOUT THE VILLAGE OF KUBACHI IN THE RECORDS OF E. M. SCHILLING
Pages: 56 - 62
The article analyses traditions and legends of the village of Kubachi, Dakhadaevsky district, Republic of Dagestan, recorded by the outstanding Caucasian scholar of the 20th century, ethnographer E. M. Shilling during folklore expeditions in Dagestan and published in his famous book «Kubachins and their culture. Historical and ethnographic studies» (Moscow; Leningrad, 1949). The cycle of traditions about the Kubachi and the Kubachins in the records of E. M. Shilling is an invaluable source of specific data related to the past of the people, connected with the life, history, way of life, customs and psychology of the Kubachins. In some cases, traditions and legends are informative; they provide information about the origin of the Kubachins, their numbers, the territories they occupied in the past, the wars they waged with their neighbors, etc.
E.M. Shilling, stories, legends, village Kubachi, history, customs, morals and manners, origin.
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