SLAVIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...

PERUN

Slavic Thunder God

Also known as PYERUN, PIORUN, PEROM, PERON, PERUSAN

Thunder God

Very popular in the Stone Age when young girls danced themselves to death to honor him. Was it clog dancing? Could be the origin of the phrase ‘popping your clogs’.

He’s also known as PERKUNAS and all the other variations so you get a good run for your money.

PERUN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PERUN
Area or people : Russia
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Thunder
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PYERUN, PIORUN, PEROM, PERON, PERUSAN
Popularity index : 5267
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Article last updated on 21 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. "Perun: Slavic God of Thunder (Slavic mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 21 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 October 2014.

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