How Old Is Runosong? Dating the Motifs of Burial-Related Folk Songs by Using Archaeological Material

Pikne Kama
2017 Folklore  
The aim of this article is to compare Estonian burial-related runosongs (regilaul) to archaeological information. I introduce the runosong as a potential source of information about burials to archaeologists and give folklorists a new perspective by addressing the age and practises behind the motifs of runosongs.
doi:10.7592/fejf2017.68.kama fatcat:yi3llrwcaveu7oauwyou4kilpy