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AlatyrАлатырьmSlavic Mythology The Alatyr in Russian legends and folklore is a sacred stone, the "father to all stones", the navel of the earth, containing sacred letters and endowed with healing properties. The awareness of the existence of such a stone exists in various parts of the Slavdom... [more]
DolyafBulgarian, Slavic Mythology Goddess of fate in East Slavic Mythology, personification of the fate bestowed upon a man at birth. She is described as a plainly dressed woman able to turn herself into various shapes. When she is positive she is named Dolya, when negative she turns into Nedolya.
EriloЕрилоmSlavic Mythology Alternative name for Jarilo, Slavic god of spring, fertility, and erotic or sexual love. The name is derived from "yary-" (passionate). Depicted as a handsome, barefoot youth dressed in a white cloak and adorned with a crown of wildflowers, Jarilo rode on a white horse, his left hand holding a bucket of wheat seed.
KikimoraКикимораfSlavic Mythology The name of an evil house spirit in Slavic Mythology. Her name may derive from the Udmurt word kikka-murt meaning "scarecrow". Alternatively it may come from the Polish mora or Czech můra which mean "moth" or be related to the Old Norse mara meaning "nightmare".
KoscheiКоще́йmSlavic Mythology (?), Russian A antagonistic figure from traditional Russian fairy tales. Known as “Koschei the Deathless”, he is portrayed as an evil and powerful wizard who cannot be killed by traditional means since his soul is hidden inside an object, often an egg nested inside other protective objects.
KresnikmSlavic Mythology Slavic god associated with fire, the summer solstice, and storms. Kresnik was worshipped among the Slavic population of the eastern Alps. He is probably the same deity as Svarožič, son of the Slavic sun god, Svarog, described as having golden hair and golden hands... [more]
PoludnitsafSlavic Mythology The name of a supernatural creature in Eastern European mythology, known in English as "Lady Midday" or the "Noon Witch". Her name is probably derived from the proto-Slavic *polъ meaning "half" and dьnь meaning "day", therefore "midday", and the related terms in the various Slavic languages... [more]
PumphutmSlavic Mythology Pumphut is the name of a Sorbian gnome who plays tricks on abusive people. He is featured in the the novel 'Krabat' by Ottfried Preußler where he challenges the evil master in a duel of magic and defeats him.... [more]
RadgostmSlavic Mythology From Slavic radǔ (content, glad), or rad (kind, willing, happy), and gostŭ (host). Old god of Slavic mythology. He is considered to be a deity of hospitality, or host or leader of an assembly or council... [more]
TetafMedieval Czech, Slavic Mythology In Bohemian mythology, Teta is the second oldest daughter of the Bohemian ruler Krok (or Crocco). Her sisters are Kazi and Libuše. While Libuše is a soothsayer, Teta is guiding people to worship supernatural beings and worshiping natural forces... [more]
UrodafSlavic Mythology Uroda was the Slovakian goddess of agriculture, the fields and the harvest. Her name is certainly linked to the Slovakian word úroda "harvest", however it doesn't seem to be quite so clear what came first, the goddess or the word.
VadunyfRomanian (Rare), Slavic Mythology Possibly means "to see; to know", if derived from the Proto-Slavic věděti, from the Proto-Indo-European wóyd 'to know', from weyd 'to see, to know'. The name itself appears to be a variation of the Russian word vedun'ia "witch, sorceress", the feminine form of vedun 'sorcerer'.
ZernebogЦрнобогmSlavic Mythology (Slovak) variant transcription of Chernobog. Zernebog is a Slavic deity, about whom much has been speculated but little can be said definitively. The name may also be given as Crnobog, Czernobóg, Černobog, Црнобог or Chernobog; these are all romanizations of the Russian Чернобог, meaning black god... [more]