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Conversation Between yks 6nnetu hing and Terez
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  1. Terez
    08-19-2010 10:21 PM
    hehe, yeah...I just figured that if anyone on the board had any idea, it would be you. But I guess there are more important things in life than long-forgotten gods. Unless you're reading American Gods, of course...
  2. yks 6nnetu hing
    08-18-2010 02:39 AM
    yks 6nnetu hing
    I *think* he's Bulgarian or possibly Romanian. either way, he's waaaaay more slavic than me. I'm not even Indo-European, just happen to come from a country bordering Russia :P
  3. Terez
    08-17-2010 04:51 PM
    I never did know where adbf was from...I always assumed it was Hungary. He hasn't been around in forever.
  4. yks 6nnetu hing
    08-17-2010 09:55 AM
    yks 6nnetu hing
    Never heard of Perun, although it does sound a bit similar to the Estonian Pikker or Pikne (the latter meaning literally "Lightning") which is the other and less used name of the main god known as Taara or Tharapita - again, the latter version some say is actually "Taara, abista!" (Thor, help!). Pikker is usually portrayed as a tall young-ish and rash man, with a temper just like lightning, while Taara is usually old and wise. A third name for the same god is Uku, Uku is usually portrayed as strong and level-headed, a man in his prime.

    But then again, I don't know very much about Slavic mythology, particularly the Kiev Slavic, it's too much to the south. adbf might know more.
  5. Terez
    08-17-2010 05:52 AM
    Do you know anything about Perun? You are the only member with Slavic background that I can think of. If so, would be interested to hear what you have to say on the parallels.

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