Animal worship (or zoolatry) refers to rituals involving animals, such as the ... The
origins of animal worship have been the subject of many theories. ... Wonder
resulted from primitive man's o...
In some cases, researchers have lived for long periods in the wilderness with
primitive peoples. ... Animism characterizes virtually all primitive and ancient
cultures. ... The leaders in such practices and rituals were called shamans by
anthropologists .... be considered the prototypes of modern systems of yoga and
the origins of many of our contemporary views of leisure and related cultural
customs to the traditions ... religion, education, and government and the customs
and values of different cultures, ... In primitive societies, play may have had many
sources. Popular ..... modern sport were developed at this time in rudimentary
Funeral customs are as old as civilization itself. ... Some type of funeral rites,
rituals, and ceremonies; A sacred place for the dead ... Researchers have found
burial grounds of Neanderthal man dating to 60,000 BC with ... In his primitive
mind, live and death events were the acts of spirits. ... V. Modern Funeral
Oct 26, 1996 ... From barter, cattle, and cowrie shells to modern coins and currency, see how ...
as the middle of this century, cowries have been used in some parts of Africa. ...
These early metal monies developed into primitive versions of round coins. ... "
Potlach" comes from a Chinook Indian custom that existed in many ...
I. Introduction to the Question of the Origins of Theatre and Drama ... things which
from a modern perspective one might presume are prerequisite to drama. ... even
those without the custom of institutional performance, have viewers and viewed
.... These rituals have, as some scholars presume, been frozen in time and may ...
It is distinguished from symbolic behavior (cult, ritual) and symbolic places or ....
The modern concept of the fairy tale seems not to be found earlier than the .... A
close study of myth has developed in the West, especially since the 18th century.
..... Burkert shows how certain Greek myths have a recurring pattern that he calls
General characteristics Burial customs and cults of the dead The oldest known ...
Analogies to recent (primitive) phenomena demonstrate that it is not possible to ...
Ritual deposition of skulls is confirmed for the Middle Paleolithic Period. ... cults;
for even today some simple hunting and gathering societies have the custom of ....
In this sense the English custom of shaking hands is a ritual, but the act of
planting ... Recognizing this problem, some contemporary authors have argued
that ambiguity ... Modern religion (Christianity) consists of beliefs (dogma) and
practices (ritual); ... The concept of “ritual value,” which Radcliffe-Brown
developed in The ....
May 14, 1999 ... The primeval cult or culture was the set of customs and rituals that ... Clifford
Geertz developed the idea into symbolic anthropology. ... Primitive people have
primitive ways of thinking, and it is often like that of modern children at a certain
age. ... It is a habit, or at some stage maybe an imported custom, but ...