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Short Night of the people called "passerines" and tied with adversity

June 18 2008
06:42

Happy shortest night of the year in ancient times people believed not the happiest: waiting for bad weather, disease - and therefore anyone's guess. Today - Dorofeev day.

The shortest night of the year by the people nicknamed "passerines", they will last until June 26. In the old saying: "Dorofei guesses for the wind and water: if you wind up with a rotten corner (northwest) - wait for inclement weather, the wind from the east - will be an epidemic disease; siverok rye rain pours, and if the weather is warm and clear - the grain will be a major .

Farmers in the day usually comes out on the outskirts and "hailed" the wind, asked him to bring rain in time for the field. Dorofei asked to sleep, the sun - say about zagadannom: "On the Day of the sorcerer Dorofei morning wiser than evening." Began early mowing.

Born June 18 have abilities to reassure people and to instill confidence in him. Today's name day: Dorofei, Leonid, George, Peter, Mark, Igor, Constantine and Theodore. About this passes, "Pravda.ru.

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