A local God of Protection on the Isle of Rügen in the Baltic Sea, he’s a savage deity with seven faces and seven swords. No, make that eight. He’s just pulled an extra one from somewhere.
He was popular with the Wends, but nowadays most of the people wending their way to the island are tourists.
Article last updated on 29 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. "RUGIEVIT: Tutelary God from Slavic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 July 2014.