Culture Crossroads, vol.5 (2011)

Editorial

CONTENT

INTRODUCTION

Juris Urtāns, Anna Jurkāne

Articles

WHAT MAKES A STONE A SIEIDI, OR HOW TO RECOGNIZE A HOLY PLACE?

Tiina ÄikÄs

THE ROOTS ‘GOD’ AND ‘HOLY’ IN LATVIAN TOPONYMY

Laimute Balode

THE CONNECTION OF MYTHOLOGICAL STONES TO DEITIES OF THE EARTH AND LOWER WORLD, AND THEIR PLACE IN THE SACRED LANDSCAPE

Jānis Cepītis, Lilija Jakubenoka

THE HISTORY OF RESEARCH ON LATVIAN CUP-MARKED STONES

Jānis Cepītis, Lilija Jakubenoka, Juris Urtāns

AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF HOLY PLACES: CAN WE FIND ‘FORGOTTEN’ SACRED SITES?

Tõnno Jonuks

SPACE, TIME AND FUNCTION. GÓRA CHEŁMSKA NEAR KOSZALIN IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Andrzej Kuczkowski

GIANT, DEVIL OR DEATH? THE FINNISH KOLJO IN MYTHOLOGY, TOPONYMS, FOLKLORE AND ARCHAEOLOGY

Juha Ruohonen

HOLY GROVES IN GERMANIC AND SLAVIC BELIEFS

Leszek P. Słupecki

INHABITANTS OF THE HOLY RIVER OF NOVGOROD: THE VOLKHOV IN THE HISTORIC, CULTURAL AND MYTHOLOGICAL TRADITION OF MEDIEVAL NOVGOROD

Elena Tianina

MYTHOLOGICAL, HOLY OR CULT PLACES?

Vykintas Vaitkevičius

MICROCOSMS AND BORDERS – ON CENTRALITY AND LINEARITY IN CONNECTION WITH HOLY OR SACRED PLACES

Christer Westerdahl

HOW MANY RADOGOŠČES WERE THERE, OR THE MOST POPULAR TYPES OF SLAVONIC SANCTUARIES

Edvard Zaikouski

ISSN: 1691-3019