Slavic Mythology

PERUN

Slavic Thunder God

Also known as PYERUN, Piorun, Parom, Peron, Perusan, Перýн

Top Slavic God of Storms and War

He was very popular in the Stone Age when young girls danced themselves to death to honor him. Was it clog dancing? Could be the origin of the phrase ‘popping your clogs’.

He’s also known as PERKUNAS and all the other variations so you get a good run for your money.

Perun Facts and Figures

Name: Perun
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: PYERUN, Piorun, Parom, Peron, Perusan, Перýн

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Thunder
Area of expertise: Thunder

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present

Article last updated on 25 May 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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