Category - Mythology

Bereginya Slavic goddess

Bereginya is a goddess that is quite dominant in Slavic mythology. This goddess is able to shapeshift and turn into other Slavic goddesses or even acquire a human form and turn into a woman. Ethnographic records describe Bereginya as associated with...

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Bieda Polish myth

In Slavic mythology, Bieda is an immortal demon that brings bad luck and many misfortunes to people. Bieda was disguised as a skinny and extremely tall woman. As a mythological creature, Bieda is classified and belongs to the Polish demonology since...

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Wurdulac

Wurdulac, also spelled “wurdalak” or “verdilak” is a type of vampire that is found in Slavic mythology.  Although Wurdulac as the mythical creature belongs to Slavic folklore, it’s much more often identified as a type of Russian vampire. Slavic...

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Slavic mythological places

Since the dawn of time, people invented stories that described the reality around them. These stories, coupled with the human imagination, were the basis for most of the myths and legends that we know about today. Our ancestors’ rich imagination has...

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God Perun

The evolution of Slavic mythology and religion began around 3, 000 years ago, reportedly sometime during the Neolithic or the Mesolithic period. In Slavic mythology, God ordered the Devil to take a handful of sand from the sea bottom and create the...

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Slavic book

Slavic mythology refers to the Slavic polytheistic religion which was practiced by the Slavs before the period of Christianization. This religion has many common traits with other religions that derive from the Proto+ Indo+ European religion. The...

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God Perun

Slavic mythology and religion portray the beliefs and world interpretations of the ancient Slavs whose paganism and religious elements can be traced back to the period between the 8th and 13th centuries when Christianization was introduced among...

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