GREEK PROVERBIAL PHRASES FROM MODERN SATIRI- CAL PARAPHRASES OF TEXTS AND TITLES OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

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Manolis G. Varvounis
Georgios Kouzas

Abstract

This study presents the phenomenon of satirical paraphrase of ecclesiastical texts, some of which acquired in the passage of time pro- verbial use in the daily life and communication of the Greeks. The study is focused on: a) proverbial phrases from corruption of liturgical phrases and texts, b) proverbial phrases from the corruption of ecclesiastical ad- ministrative titles of Metropolises and c) metropolitans proverbial phrases from the corruption of hymns and prayers.

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Keywords:
proverbial phrases, religious folklore, church, ecclesiastical texts, everyday communication, humour, indiscretion
How to Cite
Varvounis, M. G., and G. Kouzas. “GREEK PROVERBIAL PHRASES FROM MODERN SATIRI- CAL PARAPHRASES OF TEXTS AND TITLES OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH”. Proverbium - Yearbook, vol. 38, Aug. 2021, pp. 391-400, https://naklada.ffos.hr/casopisi/proverbium/article/view/27.