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Manuscript of the songbook “Sztarisinsztvo ”


Mihael Županek

end of the 19th century


Songbook in manuscript of Mihály Zsupanek (1830-1905), who collected songs and texts written in Prekmurje dialect. The booklet contains a longer transcript (pp. 1-69) of the Sztarisinsztvo i zvacsinstvo (best man role and invitation) in folk-language version. A humorous paraphrase of a text from the Bible, spoken at a wedding. The printed edition was published in 1807. The author is unknown but it is usually attributed to Štefan Sijarto. There are seven more short verses in the booklet. The work summarizes Lutheran wedding customs.

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Name of site
47 listov
Place of origin/discovery
Name of institution or personage holding object; identification number of object
Nadškofijski arhiv Maribor NŠAM, 2085, Škafar Ivan, šk. 10
Web page
Slovenski biografski leksikon, geslo Županek Mihael, spletni vir:, pridobljeno 30. 9. 2019
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300 x 300 dpi
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Brez omejitev
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