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  1. The Snow Maiden of Slavic Folklore: Magical Characters of Winter from Russia

    ... A modern depiction of Ded Moroz and Snegurochka in Belarus. ( Public Domain ) Some legends say that Snegurochka is ... Belarus. By. (2010). Finnish Santa Claus and Belarusian Father Frost. ...

    Alicia McDermott - 13/12/2015 - 03:22

  2. Yotvingians – Mighty Warriors of the Baltic Sea

    ... is known as Yotvingia. It was located in the area of modern Belarus, Lithuania, and Eastern Poland by the Narew River. Nowadays, it is ... the Podlaskie Voivodeship of Poland, Hrodna Province in Belarus, and part of Lithuania. Yotvingians have been famous since ancient ...

    ancient-origins - 25/04/2016 - 00:57

  3. Meet Father Frost and his Fairy Goddaughter Snow Maiden: Magical Characters of Winter from Russia

    ... Belarus. By. (2010). Finnish Santa Claus and Belarusian Father Frost. ...

    Alicia McDermott - 12/12/2015 - 14:24

  4. Domovoi: Stay on the Good Side of This Mischievous Slavic House Sprite

    The Domovoi is a supernatural creature found in Slavic mythology. These are household sprites that attach themselves to a family and serve as their guardian. As benevolent spirits, the Domovoi would do everything in its power to serve its family. But stay on their good side, lest they become upset and cause mischief.

    dhwty - 10/12/2018 - 13:57

  5. Rare and Enigmatic Zbruch Idol: 4-Headed Slavic God Pulled from a River

    ... Christianity was brought to the region of what is modern Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. Other such ancient works were overturned at the ...

    lizleafloor - 09/09/2015 - 15:05

  6. A Cycle of Life and Death: Slavic Goddesses Morana and Vesna

    Forever intertwined, Morana, goddess of winter and death, and Vesna, goddess of spring and rebirth, could not exist without each other. However, they could not possibly exist in the same place at the same time either. They are the forces that kept the ancient Slavic world turning in a cycle of death and rebirth. One goddess loved for her beauty and bounty, the other feared and hated for her ugliness and darkness.

    Veronica Parkes - 10/11/2016 - 03:45

  7. Ancient Cave Art Reveals Origin of Mysterious Bison Hybrid

    ... particularly  Białowieża Forest between Poland and Belarus . Modern European bison (or wisent) in Białowieża Forest, ...

    ancient-origins - 19/10/2016 - 14:40

  8. The Cossack Sorcerers of Folk Legends and Historical Chronicles

    ... Commonwealth, the Polish Tomasz in the town of Old Bykhov in Belarus shot the Cossack commander Hetman Ivan Zolotarenko with a silver bullet ...

    Ingvar nord - 31/03/2018 - 14:08

  9. The Cursed Tomb of the Polish King Casimir IV Jagiellon

    ... day in the castle of Grodno, which is currently a part of Belarus. Casimir IV, by Marcello Bacciarelli. ( Public Domain ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 15/04/2016 - 14:52

  10. Following the Magical Journey to Poland by John Dee and Edward Kelley

    ... on December 12, 1586, of an unknown cause in Grodno (now Belarus.) Many people on his court believed that his death could have been John ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 22/05/2016 - 21:59

  11. Creepy Cradle: Unsettling Traditional Lullabies Sung Around the World

    ... close to the edge of the bed? Those growing up in Russia and Belarus are unlikely to, having been reminded of the consequences on every ...

    Mattress Online - 28/02/2018 - 01:50