What do "Trivet" and "Three" Signify in the Giresun Tradition of Walking on Trivet?

Ustunova K.

BILIG, no.52, pp.181-194, 2010 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 52
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-194
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study is to trace different cultures and to analyze the language of a tradition of the Black Sea Region through the use of signifiers and signifieds. The trivet motif is encountered in different regions in Turkey in a variety of traditions. One of these traditions is "walking on trivet", which is commemorated in the "International Black Sea Aksu Festival".