Category - Mythology

Slavic god Veles

The Slavs initially believed that Veles exclusively appears in the shape of a bear even though he is able to transform into various other animals that he protects. In later scriptures, like almost all major gods, Veles became a demon, lost his...

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Perun Slavic God

Perun is the highest, most dominant god in Slavic mythology. Occupying a space akin to Zeus in Greek mythology, Perun is the god of the storms, thunder and lightning. Slavic god of thunder is considered a fearsome figure in terms of power, but like...

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Wolf in woods

Wolf and Slavic Mythology Vuk [vu:k] (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 old Slavs, a mythical ancestor. It played quite a...

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