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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(9); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.050916.

Analysis of the Cultural Attributes of Polytheism in "The Tale of Igor's Campaign"


Xingzhou Liu

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Xingzhou Liu

School of Western Languages and Cultures, Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing 100083, China


As a type of polytheistic mythology, the polytheistic myths believed by the Russian people before the 12th century were rich in cultural attributes and had an important influence on the overall national character of the Russian people. Through the excavation of the text of The Tale of Igor's Expedition, the influence of polytheistic cultural attributes on the productive life of the Russian people can be analyzed in a more intuitive way. This paper will analyze the elements of polytheistic mythology in "The Tale of Igor's Campaign", focusing on the connection between mythological thinking and the real world, and providing ideas for the interpretation of the culture and character of East Slavic peoples such as Russia.


Slavic peoples, polytheism, ethnic culture

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Xingzhou Liu. Analysis of the Cultural Attributes of Polytheism in "The Tale of Igor's Campaign". Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 9: 106-110. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.050916.


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