Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...


Slavic Demon

Also known as Smei-Gorynich

The Man Snake Serpent of the Mountains

He’s sneaky and snaky. We don’t know which parts are manly — but we can guess as he abducts maidens.

He has three heads to distinguish himself from all the other Slav dragons (known as ZMEY in Russian) running around out there. He is a known associate of Baba Yaga and best avoided.

Zmey Gorynich Facts and Figures

Name: Zmey Gorynich
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Smei-Gorynich

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

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2794

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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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