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folklore of Morocco

Françoise Legey

folklore of Morocco

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Morocco.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Morocco.,
    • Magic -- Morocco.,
    • Rites and ceremonies -- Morocco.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dr. Françoise Legey; translated from the French by Lucy Hotz; preface by Marshal Lyautey.
      ContributionsHotz, Lucy, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR360.M6 L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 9-277, [1] p.
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6336048M
      LC Control Number36009336
      OCLC/WorldCa5225575


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Comment: The dust jacket is very worn, with numerous tears and loss. Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Pages lightly tanned. Illustrated with a number of black and white plates. 'Doctor Legey has had unique opportunities for amassing data about the superstitions and legends of Morocco during the long period of her pioneer medical work among the natives'.Author: Francoise Legey.

Shelves: folklore-fairytales, morocco, mythology-and-legend When I lived in Morocco in the late '90s, I was always fascinated by the storytellers who gathered every evening in the Djma'a al-Fna'a square in Marrakech/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Legey, Françoise. Folklore of Morocco. London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Moroccan Folklore. Moroccan folklore expresses and enhances everyday life of which it is an integral part.

Although loyal to its forms of expression for generations, it is being continually enriched by popular imagination, under the influence of new events on the national, tribal or individual levels.

Translated from the French by Lucy Hotz. Preface by Marshal Lyautey. “Légey was a French doctor in Marrakech in the first two decades of the twentieth century, where, apart from her medical work, she threw herself into the study of local folklore.

Midsummer Customs In Morocco (Folklore History Series) Morocco is a melting pot of cultures and religions, in this deeply researched essay, all the information is gathered from eye witness accounts and oral histories gathered first hand from the peasantry at the turn of the 19th century.

4 • FOLKLORE Morocco has many legends based on the exploits of Muslim holy men folklore of Morocco book murabitin in Arabic.

Murabitin were believed to have baraka, or divine grace, that let them perform miracles. Their burial sites are visited by people hoping for blessings and favors. Saint Veneration among the Jews in Morocco, the only book in English on this topic, contains essential information about Moroccan Jewry not available anywhere else.

About the Author Issachar Ben-Ami is a senior researcher and lecturer in the department of Jewish and Comparative Folklore at the Hebrew University of by: Interesting book on the traditions and culture of Morocco. Presents information on the local bazaars (souks), folklore, traditional costumes, natural environment, food, artisans, and moussems.

Illustrated with maps, drawings and some color Rating: % positive. Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moroccan Jewish folktales. New York, Herzl press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Moroccan Jewish folktales. New York, Herzl press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dov Noy.

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Chez Ali is a fantastic place for discoveringall the different Berber tribes’folklore, fire-eaters, flying carpets, magicians and. BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer The first time I was introduced to the folklore of Morocco was by way of North American television. After showing country scenes of great breathtaking beauty and others of haunting architecture, the narrator came to the epitome of his travelogue, a festival held in Marrakesh, one of the most fascinating cities in Morocco.

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as a tour operator, Friendly Morocco provides Tours and day trips. The Barbary Coast of North Africa was named after the Berbers, the nomadic people who inhabited the region west of the Nile Valley in north Africa.

Called the Amazigh or Imazighen in antiquity (meaning "free humans" or "free men"), they are among the oldest inhabitants of North Africa.

Their rich mythology endured for thousands of years. Jinn (Arabic: جن ‎, jinn), also Romanized as djinn or Anglicized as genies (with the more broad meaning of spirits or demons, depending on source), are supernatural creatures in early pre-Islamic Arabian and later Islamic mythology and humans, they are created with fitra, neither born as believers nor as unbelievers, but their attitude depends on whether or not they.

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Both were caring for each other. One day, Telila. Morocco is an African state which displays much of the European cultural characteristics than any other of her fellow continental neighbors. This greatly facilitates and improves the tourists stay in the country.

There is however also a traditional way of life in Morocco which should be followed by everyone who comes into the country.

The Marrakech folklore festival plays host to troops of dancers from all parts of the country, each performing their own peculiar routines to the sounds of the traditional music of their area. The Marrakesh Folk Festival Written by Morocco.

While Morocco (the country, not me) is simply a gorgeous place to visit at just about any time of the year, the only time an ethnic dance freak should go is during the fabulous Marrakesh folk festival.

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A cooperative/solo adventure board game of mystery, fear, and dark fantasy. Image via amazon. Written by Katherine Arden, The Bear and The Nightingale is the first book in a trilogy, and it weaves Slavic and Russian folklore together to create this narrative.

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Morocco (mərŏk´ō), officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom ( est. pop. 34,),sq mi (, sq km), NW o is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea (N), the Atlantic Ocean (W), Western Sahara (S), and Algeria (S and E). Ifni, formerly a Spanish-held enclave on the Atlantic coast, was ceded to Morocco in Two cities, Ceuta and Melilla, and several.

The folklore of Morocco. London: G. Allen & Unwin Ltd. MLA Citation. Legey, Françoise. and Hotz, Lucy. The folklore of Morocco / by Dr. Françoise Legey; translated from the French by Lucy Hotz; preface by Marshal Lyautey G. Allen & Unwin Ltd London Australian/Harvard Citation.

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LORE OF THE UNICORN Click to. The thirty-eight texts of this book serve as an introduction to Moroccan ethnology, culture, history, folklore, and literature, in addition to giving the reader a more sophisticated exposure to the syntax of the language.”.

"African Folklore" (A Book of Creatures) A Book of Creatures’ African Folklore section, which is complete with illustrations and maps, will teach you about mythical creatures from around the continent. "West-African Folklore" (Myths and Legends Podcast) Episode 40 of the Myths and Legends podcast focuses on West-African Folklore.

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The Ballad and the Folk (RLE Folklore) 1st Edition. David Buchan Febru The ballad is an enduring and universal literary genre. In this book, first published inDavid Buchan is concerned to establish the nature of a ballad and of the people who produced it through a study of the regional tradition of the Northeast of Scotland, the most fertile ballad area in.

This book is an introduction to Moroccan ethnology, culture, history, folklore, and literature. “Advanced Moroccan Arabic” includes a more sophisticated exposure to the syntax of.

Morocco’s rich Jewish and Sufi traditions have melded their beliefs in saints and its animistic roots have been influential in the roles spirits come to play in Moroccan folklore.Filed under: Morocco -- Juvenile fiction.

King of the Air: or, To Morocco on an Aeroplane (London et al.: H. Milford, Oxford University Press, c), by Herbert Strang, illust. by W. E. Webster (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Filed under: Morocco -- Periodicals.