slavic

  • Classics Illustrated – Slavic Adaptions

    by - Jul 29, 2014
    Slavic Classics Illustrated was a series of comic books released periodically from 1941 to 1971. The series usually contained adaptions of famous literary works in graphic novel format. Among the comics were three novels from Polish...
  • Boris Olshansky – Scenes From Slavic Mythology

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    Boris Olshansky, a lesser-known painter from the turn of the 21st century drew fantastic scenes from Slavic mythology. Amazingly, not much is known about this artist. He produced only several hundred works during his career as...
  • Slavic Neo-paganism – Rodnovery Today

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    During the time of their rise as a nation, Slavs were pagans called rodnovery. This word is a compound of “rodnoy”, which means “native”, and “vera”, which means “faith”. This was a polytheist religion that prevailed...
  • Pagan Shrines of Slavic Communities Today

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    Despite the changes in the society, Slavs are very attached to their culture. This is one of the reasons that explain why many people today turn to their roots and develop an interest for ancient Slavic...
  • Slavic Warriors

    by - Jul 9, 2014
    As a nation, the Slavs were famous for many things. One of them was the fabled Slavic warriors. Their strength and deeds were so great, that they were indeed immortalized in fables that are told to...
  • Slavic Festivals Around the World

    by - Jul 3, 2014
    As a nation, Slavs are many things, but boring is not one of them. They are renowned for their hospitality and good spirit. Love of festivities is another thing that can easily describe this nation. This...
  • Rusalka: Slavic mermaid

    by - Apr 1, 2014
    Rusalka (plural Rusalki) in Slavic mythology is ghost female mermaid that dwells at the bottom of river. Rusalki are spirits of young women who died violently before marriage and before their natural time was up. Thus,...
  • Slavic literature

    by - Mar 15, 2014
    Slavic literature has a very long history, and takes a prominent place in the history of world literature. Except the Book of Veles, whose authenticity is questionable and is considered to be a forgery made in...
  • Maslenitsa – Slavic Carnival

    by - Feb 1, 2014
    Maslenitsa or Pancake week is a Slavic religious and folk holiday which has its origins in both pagan and Christian traditions. In Slavic mythology, Maslenitsa is a welcoming of spring or the celebration of winters end....
  • Slavic Society and Archeological Evidence of their History

    by - Dec 21, 2013
    Understanding the origins of a particular people require delving into their history on a number of levels. To understand their society as well as the archeological evidence helps to paint a more complete picture of who...
  • The Historical Evidence for the Origins of Slavic Ethnogenesis

    by - Dec 5, 2013
    The Slavs or Slavic people were originally a diverse group of different tribes that existed during the time just before the early medieval period in European history. These various tribes became the foundation for the Slavic...
  • Wolf – Totem animal of Slavs

    by - Nov 2, 2013
    Wolf and Slavic Mythology Vuk (wolf) is an old Slavic word. Also a word kurjak (kuryak) is used with the same meaning. Before the coming of Christianity, the wolf was a totem animal in the...