The Resource Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent, Tanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning, (electronic resource)

Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent, Tanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning, (electronic resource)

Label
Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent
Title
Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent
Statement of responsibility
Tanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to this season?s joyous celebration and solemn worship, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, folklore, symbols, and related days from Europe, the Americas, and around the world. This reference work contains more than 150 alphabetically arranged entries that cover all aspects of Easter, Carnival, and Lent. These entries cover the holiday?s history, myths, legends, customs, religious observances, related holidays, and symbols from around the world. Black-and-white illustrations complement the text and several entries are devoted to the celebration of Easter in different countries and parts of the world. Two appendices provide a general bibliography and a list of Easter-related web sites. Completing the work is a comprehensive index, bibliography, and list of web sites
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
394.2667/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT4935
LC item number
.G85 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Series statement
OverDrive Collection
Label
Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent, Tanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning, (electronic resource)
Link
http://epl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=13D40942-6AFF-4828-A862-3C132DEAAE18
Publication
Note
"A guide to this season's joyous celebration and solemn worship, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, folklore, symbols, and related days from Europe, the Americas, and around the world. Supplemented by a bibliography, list of web sites, and index."
Alternative Format
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 647-671) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Alleluia -- Annunciation -- April Fools? Day -- Ascension Day -- Ash Wednesday -- Baptism -- Barabbas -- Bells -- Beltane -- Blood -- Carnival in Brazil -- Bread -- Butterfly -- Carnival -- Cheese Week -- Clean Monday -- Holy Week in Columbia -- Cross -- Easter and Holy Week in Czech Republic -- Descent into Hell -- Date of Easter -- Origin of the Word Easter -- Easter Bunny -- Easter Cards -- Easter Eggs -- Easter Fires -- Easter Monday -- Easter Parade -- Easter Seals -- Easter Season -- Easter Sun -- Easter Sunday -- Easter Vigil -- Easter Week -- Easter Witch -- Egg Lore -- Egg Rolling -- Egg Tapping -- Egg Tree -- Easter in Egypt -- Eight Emmaus Walk -- Easter and Holy Week in England -- Epitaphios -- Eucharist -- Fasting -- Easter and Holy Week in Finland -- Fire Sunday Flowering of the Cross -- Eucharist -- Fasting -- Easter and Holy Week in Finland -- Fire Sunday -- Flowering of the Cross -- Footwashing -- Forgiveness Sunday -- Carnival in Germany -- Easter and Holy Week in Germany -- Golden Rose -- Good Friday Good Thief -- Gospel accounts of Easter -- Easter and Holy Week in Greece -- Easter and Hily Week in Guatemala -- Hare -- Hilaria -- Hocktide -- Holy Grail -- Holy Saturday -- Holy Sepulchre -- Holy Week -- Hot Cross Buns -- Easter and Holy Week in Hungary -- Carnival in Italy -- Easter and Holy Week in Italy -- Jesus -- Judas -- Burning of Judas -- Laetere Sunday -- Lamb -- Laughter -- Lazarus Saturday -- Lent -- Lily -- Low Sunday --
  • Marbles -- Mardi Gras -- Blessed Virgin Mary -- Mary Magdalene -- Maslenitsa -- Maundy Thursday -- May Day -- Easter and Holy Week in Mexico -- Moon -- New Clothes -- No Ruz -- Pace Egging -- Paczki Day -- Palm -- Palm Sunday -- Pancake Day -- Pardon -- Pascha -- Paschal Candle -- Passionflower -- Passion Play Passion Sunday -- Passover -- Peacock -- Pelican -- Penitentes -- Pentecost -- Peter -- Easter and Holy Week in the Philippines -- Phoenix -- Pig -- Pontius Pilate -- Easter and Holy Week in Poland -- Pomegranate -- Pre-Lent -- Pretzel -- Rabbit -- Redemption -- Repentance -- Resurrection -- Rogation Days -- Royal Hours -- Easter and Holy Week in Russia -- Salvation -- Sand Dollar -- Feast of the Seven Sorrows -- Shavuot -- Shroud of Turin -- Shrovetide -- Sin -- Soul Saturday -- Easter and Holy Week in Spain -- Spring Cleaning -- Spring Equinox -- Spy Wednesday -- Stations of the Cross -- Sunday -- Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross -- Sunrise Service -- Easter and Holy Week in Sweden -- Carnival in Switzerland -- Tenebrae Three Hours -- Tree of the Cross -- Triduum -- Carnival in Trinidad -- Easter and Holy Week in the Ukraine -- Veiling -- Veneration of the Cross -- Veronica -- Walpurgis Night -- Water -- Whitsun Ale -- Wine
Control code
ocn499052779
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 729 pages
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780780810914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o499052779
  • (OCoLC) o499052779

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