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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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For Perun, however, the traditional form of the ouk pieces is not essential.
Perun, Pamela y Janet Giele, "Life after college: historical links between women's work and women's education", en Pamela Perun (coord.
Yn l mytholeg Slafaidd, blodau Perun oedd yr enw ar y sborangia ac roedd ganddyn nhw bwerau hud a lledrith.
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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.
For a superb reading of Poltava as a holy war myth, wherein Peter represents the storm god Perun and Mazepa the serpent be wrestles, see Svetlana Evdokimova's Pushkin's Historic Imagination (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 173-208.
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.
Vladimir I derribo las estatuas de Perun y otros dioses locales, y sobre los antiguos templos eslavos construyo catedrales cristianas.
Vladimir I derribo las estatuas de Perun y otros dioses locales y, sobre los antiguos templos eslavos construyo catedrales cristianas.
Furthermore the saint found Russia to be particularly favourable soil, since he seems to have taken on the characteristics of Perun, the old Russian god of thunder, lightning and rain.
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.