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Supernatural Punishment for Breaking the Prohibition against Spinning

Mirjam Mencej

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v15i1.1583

Abstract

The paper discusses the mythical beings that punish spinsters who violate spinning taboos in the course of the year, and especially the chronological contexts when, according to traditional European beliefs spinning is prohibited, and within which these beings appear.

Keywords

spinning; Pehtra; supernatural beings; Midwinter deities; Europe

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v15i1.1583

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