The same transformation undergone other Christian representations. Spring turned to the Mother of God, / 27, / Come to the Annunciation to the plow; she - "Mother of God" because, having arrived, spends the night in a peasant hut and give birth there of his god-son (in the spring, not in December!) of God, which brings the farmer harvest and bread for the winter. Saints Ilya Egorov (Yuri) and Mikola turned in patrons agriculture and farmer assistants. Of them in the first place did not George, as in Greece, and Mikola, who replaced him Zhitnyaya old grandfather, probably because the icons he is depicted with a long gray beard; he "will give birth to corn," "Xph sows", "peas sowing" and the "first god"; its image in the form of statues or icons were placed in the fields, and this custom in the late XIX century. It was common in the Ukraine; final sacrificial feast of spring agricultural cycle began to devote Mikola, called mikolschiny was fixed for May 9. George, named George, was the patron god of cattle and spring vegetation god: he was "key" unlocks the ground, produces dew and grow grass. Ilya split in two - on the one hand, replaced him Gromovik Perun, and on the other, coincidentally his church holiday with the period of the harvest, has replaced the former god of the harvest, apparently a female, "Ilya - old zhneya", "corn zazhinaet". Other saints and angels have become patrons of other special works, healer of certain diseases, etc. Even such an abstract concept, like the concept of grace, has not escaped the common fate:.. During prayer on the eve of sowing Samara peasants is still plug in the house all the slits, and close all pipes that descended from the prayers of God's grace could not go to heaven.
Women in Sport: Issues and Controversies 2nd Edition
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