Since Ukraine is geographically located between Europe and Asia, much of its culture exhibits both Eastern and Western influences. Over the years it has been invariably influenced by movements such as those brought about during the Byzantine Empire and the Renaissance. Today, the country is somewhat culturally divided with the western regions bearing a stronger European influence and the ...
A proverb is a brief saying commonly used by people and generally expresses a simple truth or practical principle. As with many cultures, Ukrainian proverbs frequently reflect the perceptions, lifestyle, customs, beliefs and inner workings of the community. Certain proverbs from Ukraine can be attributed to a particular individual whilst the majority of sources are unknown. By examining a ...