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On this day determine the weather in September

August 15 2008

Page national calendar opens on August 15, Stepan-barn. By this time in the meadows grow aftermath - the "second hay." Started mowing: "And the rate - sen gain." "Aftermath - autumn hay, the summer will save." At Stepan ended their hay operation.

Saint Stephen protomartyr long been known to the people as the patron saint of horses, and because the very day of his memory of our ancestors had their own peculiarities. In the old days on this day the hosts dedicated to this saint oats and hay.

Said: "What is the weather that day is in September, will stand for" or "What is Stephen, is this September." In the distant Russia in the present day farmers watering their horses through the money, he has thrown into the water of the small silver, and then fed the horses from their caps, which also lay the coin, they assumed that by this rite dobreyut horses are not afraid of a dashing eye. A coin hidden in the stables under the manger. This coin is passed from father to son.

Name day for Basil. Basil from Greek - "king", reports .

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