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Unformatted text preview: SLAVIC PAGANISM AND THE SLAVIC PAGANISM AND THE RISE OF CHRISTIANITY RISE OF CHRISTIANITY Slavic Pagan Gods Slavic Pagan Gods Vasilisa Vasilisa and the Sun and the Sun God God Svarog Svarog Palekh Palekh box image box image (20th c.) (20th c.) White horse image for White horse image for rising sun rising sun Black horse image for Black horse image for setting sun setting sun Slavic Pagan Gods OREL God of winter Can make winter mild or unbearable Usually viewed as malicious Slavic Pagan Gods Slavic Pagan Gods PERUN Slavic god of storms Anger expressed through the rumbling of thunder Throwing of pike resulted in bolt of lightning across the sky Slavic Pagan Rituals Pagan worship ritual Note totems of Slavic pagan gods Late Russian Orthodox churches will mirror ritual, such as standing during service Overt dualism Slavic Pagan Spirits Slavic Pagan Spirits DOMOVOI House spirit, much like poltergeist May produce both good and evil (mischievous) deeds Slavic Pagan Spirits...
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