Therapeutically-magic vocabulary in the medical and economic advisers of the ХVIII century

Cheverdak, Polina and Чевердак, Поліна (2018) Therapeutically-magic vocabulary in the medical and economic advisers of the ХVIII century. Актуальні питання гуманітарних наук, 2 (21). pp. 97-107. ISSN 2308-4855


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The article contains an analysis of the therapeutic and magic vocabulary presented in the medical and economic advisers of the eighteenth century «Liekarstva opysaniie, kotorymy biez miedyka v domu vsiak poratovatsia mozhiet» (edited by V. Peredriienko) and «Malorusskie domashnie liechebnyky of the ХVIII century» (edited by O. Potebnia); it is noted that in the names of diseases there is a tendency towards the mystification of diseases; examples of medical terms are given and commented, the peculiarity of which are the beliefs of contemporary Ukrainians in the afterlife; the etymology of individual medical terms are explained; characteristics of the magic characters used in ordering are given; specific names of diseases, which Ukrainians associated with the element of fire on external manifestations and complex of symptoms, are singled out; it is emphasized on the notions about the magical properties of medicinal plants, the ritual of their harvesting and harvesting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: magic vocabulary, medical vocabulary, medical terminology, medical advices, names of diseases, beliefs
Subjects: Research materials > Journal articles
Research materials > Journal articles > Humanities
Divisions: Educational and Scientific Institute of Economics, Management and Administration > Department of Foreign Philology, Ukrainian Studies and Social Law Disciplines
Depositing User: Адміністратор репозиторію
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2019 08:02
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2019 08:02

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