Crimean News
News of Crimea - The latest news of Crimea today. Events and incidents, economics and finance, sports, science, culture, resorts, society and politics in Crimea. Crimean news for the last day. Sevastopol News

May 20 — Bathing suit and the day of Ivan Brazhnik. Look for the well!

CrimeaPRESS reports:

On the day of Ivan Brazhnik, people believed that water has a unique healing power. There was a custom: in the early morning 20 of May, buckets of well water were exposed to the sun, and in the afternoon they were poured over with it. That is why the day was also called Kupalnitsa.

Continued 20 May sowing work. Pay attention to the «origin» of seedlings and seeds. It was said that stolen and foreign (imported) seeds would yield better. Therefore, the hosts that day went to visit each other and slowly tried to take some seeds. Since everyone did this, no one was at a loss.

And another day was called Kupavnitsa. In honor of the flower that blooms during this period among still water, hiding from meadow flowers.

The church now honors the memory of St. Akakios. Born in Cappadocia in the family of a Christian priest. Under Emperor Maximian, he became a centurion of the Martisian regiment. During the persecution of Christians, Akaki openly confessed his faith in front of the military leader Firm. For this he was sent to Thrace, imprisoned and tortured. Then, together with other Christian prisoners, Akakiy was transferred to the city of Byzantium, where he was held in custody. By order of the proconsul Falkian, Akaki was beheaded with a sword in 303 year.

As for signs, then:

  • Rainy day — September will be warm.
  • Good weather 20 in May — you need to go out for sowing work in order to reap a rich harvest.
  • In the month, the horns look down — to warm weather.
  • Is the moon red? It will rain soon.
  • At sunset 20 in May, the sun is red and larger than usual — the weather will deteriorate in the near future.
  • Multi-colored rays at sunrise — the weather will change for the worse.
  • On the acacia a lot of nectar and bees in the morning — it will rain in the afternoon, and a thunderstorm may begin in the near future.
Find out more:  St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Voronezh and Tula are the most popular railway destinations in the first half of the year
Name days 20 of May are celebrated by: Anton, David, Ivan, Mikhail, Stepan, Joseph, Thaddeus.

Comments are closed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy
Наша группа ВКонтактеБудьте в курсе событий на полуострове и не только...

Лента актуальных новостей Крыма. Только самое важное. Новости - События - Комментарии.