Lithuanian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Lithuania

ŽALTYS

Lithuanian Protection Spirit

Also known as Zaltys

Sacred Snake Spirits

They belong to Sun Goddess Saulė.

These are very user-friendly and cuddly. They are small green grass snakes and harbor no poison. They want to help. Keep one under the bed or in the kitchen. Not only will they give you protection, you won’t need to buy insect repellent.

If that doesn’t persuade you, Žaltys are symbols of fertility and also help foretell the future. The Queen of the ZALTYS is Egle.

Žaltys Facts and Figures

Name: Žaltys
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Zaltys

Gender: Male and female
Type: Spirit
Area or people: Lithuania
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 181

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

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