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In the article on the Nart sagas material the value of a number

as a parameter describing the model of the world that has received

national treatment in the Ossetian folk picture of the world is

disclosed. The binary oppositions of the symbolic structures of

reprezentantives жrtж «three» and авд «seven» are identified in the

framework of the Ossetian religious and mythological traditions.

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M. S. Dzedaeva

North Ossetian State Pedagogical Institute

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