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POLEVIK

Picture of the Slavic Agriculture Spirits POLEVIK from our Slavic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Slavic Agriculture Spirits

Also known as POLEWIK, POLEVOI

Field spirits.

The POLEVIK (Singular: Poleviki) are strange dwarf-like creatures with odd eyes and long green grassy hair. Their black and white suits are a dead giveaway.

They protect the fields from wandering strangers by playing nasty tricks on them. The POLEVIK also punish lazy field workers. Do not take a nap in a field of corn grass or you may wake up dead.

Handy hint: these managerial spirits are sticklers for punctuality and appear promptly at noon or dusk. So keep an eye on the time and make a sharp exit before they show up.

POLEVIK FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : POLEVIK
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Male
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Agriculture and Farming
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : POLEWIK, POLEVOI
Popularity index : 1842
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Article last updated on 09 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Polevik: Slavic Spirits of Farming (Slavic mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 09 Feb. 2013. Web. 1 October 2014.

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