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Perun

 

the chief god of the ancient Slavic pantheon. As the god of thunder and lightning, he corresponded to the Greek god Zeus and the Roman god Jupiter. Statues of Perun stood in sanctuaries in Kiev and Novgorod but were destroyed after the adoption of Christianity in the late tenth century.

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Contemporary humanity creates idols far more terrible than those of the Kievan Perun, and we see how the world has been engulfed by crime, war, as if human life is worth nothing in our enlightened age.
Changes in employer-provided pensions from defined-benefit to defined-contribution plans have shifted retirement saving and investment responsibilities to employees (Munnell and Perun 2007).
The 8-unit multifamily property at 501 Maple Avenue, Cheshire, CT, sold for $1,090,000 in a transaction assisted by Taylor Perun, an associate in the firm's Bridgeport, CT, office.
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Yn l mytholeg Slafaidd, blodau Perun oedd yr enw ar y sborangia ac roedd ganddyn nhw bwerau hud a lledrith.
For eastern and southern Slavs, the oak appears to have been the sacred tree of the thunder god Perun.
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Panelist, Pamela Perun - Policy director for the Initiative on Financial Security for the Aspen Institute.
The second act, "Not a small theft", begins with an offering to god Perun and introduction of Russian knights: Anika the knight, Alesha Popovich, Kit Kitych, Avos and Nebos, all of them being secondary characters of Russian fairy tales and ballads; it ends with a song of Solovey, who puts the whole Kurukhansky kingdom to a deep sleep.
And then there are the politicians: German communist Rosa Luxembourg; Eleanor Roosevelt, arguably the US's greatest ever First Lady; Jiang Qing, who married China's Chairman Mao and went on to become a member of the notorious Gang of Four; Eva Perun, who inspired first Argentina and later a blockbusting musical; and Benazir Bhutto, in Pakistan, the first woman to lead a Muslim country in the modern era.
Eshche ne svershen byl obriad rokovoi, I chas nastupil razluchen'ia; I s valu udaril perun vestovoi, I nam on ne vestnik srazhen'ia.
Juan Domingo Perun (October 8, 1895-July 1, 1974) was an Argentine military officer and President of Argentina from 1946 to 1955 and 1973 to 1974.