Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...

ZORYA

Slavic Star Goddesses

Also known as ZARYI, Zoryi

Three Slavic Star Sisters

They are deities of morning (Zorya Utrennyaya), evening (Zorya Vechernyaya) and midnight (Zorya). They let the sun in and out of Dažbog’s Sky Palace.

They also guard the fearsome bear monster which is chained within the constellation Ursa Minor (the Little Bear). The monster — who cannot be named for legal reasons — is constantly struggling to escape his bonds so he can rampage across the sky.

The Zorya must maintain a constant watch. If the monster escapes, he will devour the Universe and bring total apocalyptic destruction. Such responsibility.

Zorya Facts and Figures

Name: Zorya
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ZARYI, Zoryi

Gender: Female
Type: Goddesses
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Stars
Area of expertise: Star, Stars

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 954

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

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