»Voda! Jaz ti darujem, od dna do dna …« Pesemske sledi verovanja v nadnaravno moč vode
“Water! I Sacrifice to You, from Bottom to Bottom …”: Belief in the Supernatural Power of Water Reflected in Song

Marija Klobčar

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v14i0.1608


This paper examines beliefs in the supernatural power of water as expressed or preserved in folk songs, and at the same time addresses the study of this heritage. The study of belief in the supernatural power of water reflected in song thus takes place at two levels: on the one hand, it seeks aspects of this belief in the lyrics of folksongs that connect water with the supernatural, and on the other hand it uses preserved songs to determine what directed and shaped the transcribers’ relationship to this heritage.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v14i0.1608


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