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Dabog

by Micha F. Lindemans
A south Slavic sun god, son of the god Svarog. God of the herd and of precious metals. He was worshipped in Ukraine, Poland, and Russia. In Kiev, statues could be found of Dabog and in the Igor-song (1185) the Russians are mentioned as his grand-children. With the advent of Christianity he was equated with Satan. In Poland he is called Dazbog.

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  • Also known as:
    Vid
    Daba
    Hromi (Lame) Daba

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