Płaj 36 – Abstracts

Piotr Janko
THE WATERWORKS OF TURCHEK AND OTHER MONUMENTS OF ENGINEERING IN THE ,,GOLDEN” KREMNICA
A geographical and geological description of the Kremnicke Mts. in western Slovakia, the mining area existing from the Middle Ages, especially the monuments of mining technology and the unique waterworks from 16th century.

Mirosław J. Barański
MRAZNICA THE ENIGMATIC
An analysis of meaning and origins of the place-name ,,Mraznica” occured in the Western Carpathians.

Lukasz Łuczaj
THE BLESSED BUNCHES OF THE ASSUMPTION IN BESKID NISKI MTS. AND JASŁO-SANOK LOWLAND REGIONS
A description of relics of the agricultural magic — the bunches blessed in the churches during the Assumption (called in Poland Our Lady’s of Herbs day) services.

Ewa Bryła
IN THE TYRAWKA VALLEY
A historical description of Tyrawa Wołoska village in the Przemyśl region, focused on its past multicultural character.

Wojciech Krukar
WHERE IS THE MAIN SPRING OF SAN
A discussion on the location of the spring of the San River, based on the old maps and author’s own field research.

Tomasz Kosiek
CONTEMPORARY WEDDING CUSTOMS IN THE TURKA REGION IN UKRAINIAN CARPATHIANS
A detailed description of the wedding ceremonies with special focus on the preserved traditional rites.

Ewelina Grygier
BITLA
A presentation of the results of the ethnological research in the Bitla village in the Ukrainian part of Bieszczady Mts. with description of still preserved folk customs, dialectological specifics and the social conscience of the villagers.

Lukasz Quirini-Poplawski
THE HUTZUL MUSEUM IN ŻABIE: ITS HISTORY, ACTIVITY, AND CURRENT ATTEMPTS FOR REACTIVATION
A history of the Museum, created in the Thirties, based on the unpublished documents.

Tadeusz M. Trajdos
SOME MEMOIRS AND OBSERVATIONS FROM POKUCIE REGION. SUMMER AND FALL 2008
A relation from Kołomyja and other towns in Pokucie mostly concentrated on monuments of the Polish culture and current situation of the Roman Catholics.

Marta Danuta Domosławska-Braniecka
ROAD TO RAFAJŁOWA
A recollection about the authoress' father, an activist of the workers' tourist movement in the interwar Poland. Richly illustrated.

Witold Grodzki
THE CURRENT CONDITION OF THE CAST IRON BORDER POSTS ON THE FORMER POLISH-ROMANIAN BORDER
Results of the recent research of the border posts established in the Twenties of 20th century.

Ziemowit Szczerek
THE LAST GERMAN IN WALDHUTTEN
A piece of reportage from Valchid (former Waldhiitten) village in Siebenburgen, where only one person remains of the former German community.

Urszula Jodłowska
THE ,,SOMEŞUL NAPOCA” FOLK GROUP. BETWEEN UNIQUITY AND UNIVERSALITY
A presentation of the folk group from Cluj, being a starting point to the general characteristics of the contemporary Romanian folk culture.

Pawei Rutkowski
THE MILITARY AND POLITICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ROMANIAN OCCUPATION OF POKUCIE (MAY-AUGUST 1919)
A brief description of the Romanian military action in Pokucie Region against the Western-Ukrainian People’s Republic, conducted in agreement with Poland.

Zenon Staniszewski
THE CARPATHIAN PHILATELY. PART VI
Two sketches about the Polish and Slovakian stamps dedicated to the memory of composer and alpinist Mieczysław Karłowicz and to the shepherd dogs in Tatra Mts.

 

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