KREMATA is a deity of pork butchery. He works in conjunction with his colleague PRIPARCHIS, who helps raise happy and healthy piglets.
KREMATA coddles the porker until slaughter time. Then you pour beer into the fire to invoke a blessing.
We are not sure what the pig gets out of all this.
Article last updated on 20 August 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "KREMATA: God of Pigs from Baltic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 20 Aug. 2014. Web. 1 September 2014.