TITLE

Iš baltų mitinio vaizdyno juodraščių: KAUKAS

AUTHOR(S)
RAZAUSKAS, Dainius
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Folk Culture;2009, Vol. 124 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The paper introduces the Lithuanian mythological being Kaukas (close to "Kobold"). Firstly, it is discussed based on historical sources of Lituanian religion and mythology from the 15th to 19th centuries. Then, the folklore is taken into account, especially the folk stories and proverbs in which Kaukas is featured, and also the data of language and linguistics (etymology). Then, using all the described material, the main characteristics of Kaukas are identified.
ACCESSION #
38708794

 

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