Author (s): Popruzhna A.

Work place:

Popruzhna A.,

Candidate of Historical Sciences,

Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Social Sciences,

Academy of the State Penitentiary Service, Chernihiv, Ukraine

Language: Ukrainian

Scientific Herald of Sivershchyna. Series: Education. Social and Behavioural Sciences 2019. № 2 (3): 157–164


The article deals with one of the components of the funeral culture of the Cossack elder of the second half of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. – her siblings, analyzed the reasons for choosing the places of the last asylum and their arrangement.Typically, representatives of the leading social class long before their death, chose the place of the “last asylum” – the walls of self-constructed temples or those who were patronized during his lifetime. It was there that a fairly large crypt was arranged, in which several generations of senior generations found rest.

Key words: Cossack elder, burial culture, tomb, last asylum.


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