Lithuanian Mythology

MEDEINA

Lithuanian Nature Goddess

Also known as Medeinė, Medeine, MEIDEIN, MEIDENE, Žvorūna, Žvorūnė, Zvoruna

Hunting Goddess of the Forest

She is an ARTEMIS-like figure, a formidable hunting goddess accompanied by wolves.

Her mascot and sacred animal is a bounding hare. She leaps through Lithuania and even into Poland and elsewhere.

She is apparently single but we have Grove God GIRAITIS listed as her lover. Casual fling?

Medeina Facts and Figures

Name: Medeina
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Medeinė, Medeine, MEIDEIN, MEIDENE, Žvorūna, Žvorūnė, Zvoruna

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Lithuania
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Nature
Area of expertise: Nature

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present

Article last updated on 10 May 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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