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Pagan Gods and Saints in Russian Folk Belief
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Kievan Pantheon Perun: God of thunder; violence and war Khors: Sun god Dazhbog: Sun god Stribog: Elemental god Simargl: Guardian of seeds and shoots Mokosh: Goddess of fertility
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Other Slavic Deities Volos/Veles: protector of cattle and commerce Rod: god of fertility and light
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Adoption of Christianity Adoption of Orthodox Christianity in 988 Fate of pagan gods The primary concerns of the Russian peasant remained unchanged: fertility
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