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THE CUSTOMS AND LORE OF MODERN GREECE


by Rennell Rodd
with Seven Full-Page Illustrations by Tristram Ellis


Published by David Scott, London - 1892


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CONTENTS


Introduction


Chapter I - Ethnology of Modern Greece and Historical Sketch of the Populations


Chapter II - The Land and the People


Chapter III - Village Festivals, Fairs, Dances, and Marriages


Chapter IV - Birth, Destiny, and Death


Chapter V - Beliefs and Ceremonies - Survivals of the Ancient in the New


Chapter VI - Luck, Divination, and Healing


Chapter VII - The Supernatural - Genii, Nereids, Vampires, Goblins, and Demons


Chapter VIII - The Popular Poetry


Chapter IX - The Klephts and Klephtic Songs


Chapter X - The Saga of Suli


Chapter XI - The Lyrical Poetry


Appendix


Glossary of Greek Words Occurring in Text


Index




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