BALTIC MYTHOLOGY

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PRIPARCHIS

Picture of PRIPARCHIS from our Baltic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Baltic Pig God

God for the Protection of Pigs

Assisted by KREMATA.

PRIPARCHIS looks after the difficult stages of birth and weaning of suckling pigs from their mother. Then KREMATA coddles the porker until slaughter time. Then you pour beer into the fire to invoke a blessing.

PRIPARCHIS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PRIPARCHIS
Location : Lithuania, Latvia and Prussia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Pigs
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1640

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "PRIPARCHIS: God of Pigs from Baltic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 July 2014.

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