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Humanities

Surovova L.

Farsetti A.

Witczak P.

Chekalov K

Shabshaevich E., Malachova S.

Cochin G.

Svyatoslavsky A.

Applied Cultural Research

Zhitenev S.

Milovanov C.

Cultural Heritage of Russia

Lopan O.

Small Encyclopaedia of Culturology

Baksheev E.

Current Events

Dovgy O.

 
UDC 299.52
Baksheev E.
Ryukyuan Mythology: Myths on Creation of Оecumene and the Origins of a Human Society (Part 1)

Abstract. The article examines the mythology of Ryukyu: cosmogonic myths (myths about the creation of the known world and man) and the myths of the origin of society, the country and the establishment of the state in two variations – state (courtier) and folk mythology. Basic sources on the issue are used: Omoro So:shi, Ryu:kyu: Shinto:ki, Chu:zan Seikan, etc.
The article is illustrated with photos by the Author.

Key words: Japan, Ryukyu/Okinawa, Ryukyuan mythology, cosmogonical myths (myths on creation of Оecumene and human beings), myths on emergence of human society, country and state, state (court) and folk mythology, Ryukyuan religion, Ryukyuan Shinto, priestesses cult,

Baksheev Evgeny Sergeevich,
PhD. in Cultural Studies,
Leading researcher,
D.Likhachev Russian Scientific Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage (Moscow),
e-mail: e.baksheev@yandex.ru

 

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