The Triglav: Svarog, Perun, and Svantovit

ABOVE: Svarog, Perun, and Svantovit.

The Triglav was the Slavic triad of supreme gods. The three gods who comprised it are as follows:

Svarog was the supreme god of the supreme gods. He ruled over fire, the hearth, and smiths, and forged the Sun for Dazbog, his son, to carry.

Perun was the god of thunder and the sky. He was the punisher of evil and used lightning to punish those who opposed him.

Svantovit was the four-headed god of war, fertility, and divination. His major symbol was a white horse whose behavior was used to predict the fortune of the tribe.


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