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Feast, festival, life, death, spring

Description of this motif: The Jewish Easter, pesach, is celebrated in memory of the exodus. Easter is also rooted in a traditional spring feast, celebrating the barley harvest and the cattle. In Christianity Easter ia a feast in the memory of Jesus' death and resurrection, which took place during the Easter feast in Jerusalem according to the gospels. (Gads Religionsleksikon, 1999)

Overview

The tales are sorted by year. The leading numbers refer to the number of occurrences of the motif in the respective texts.

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