’The Maiden’. She is a hunter of the forest who is much admired for her feisty femininity. A proud independent maiden, she very much does her own thing. Usually with a bow and arrow and accompanied by wolves. Shades of Artemis there.
Dziewanna is also known in some places as a Spring Goddess, a maiden cherished at the start of the agricultural year. Her decorated effigy is — or was — paraded with much singing and celebration by villagers when the weather turned sunny and spring was in the air. Something like that ought to be far more popular. Where have all the effigy-wavers gone?
Dziewanna Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Dziewona, Dziewonna
Area or people: Poland
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Hunting
Area of expertise: Hunting
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2978
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Article last revised on May 24, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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