Chthonic Aspects of the Pomeranian Deity Triglav and Other Tricephalic Characters in Slavic Mythology<br>Htonski vidiki pomorjanskega boga Triglava in drugi triglavi liki v slovanski mitologiji</br>

  • Luka Trkanjec
Keywords: Triglav, Trojan, three-headed, triune deities, dragon, Pomerania, Slavic mythology, Aži Dahāka, Viśvarūpa, Geryon, Indo-European mythology

Abstract

This article explores the nature of West Slavic deity Triglav, postulating he was primary a god of the underworld. Parallels that connect Triglav with chthonic beings from Slavic folklore are highlighted, notably dragons and serpents, and with three-headed characters of more ancient Indo-European myths.

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Published
2013-10-14
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Trkanjec L. Chthonic Aspects of the Pomeranian Deity Triglav and Other Tricephalic Characters in Slavic Mythology<br>Htonski vidiki pomorjanskega boga Triglava in drugi triglavi liki v slovanski mitologiji</br&gt;. Studia [Internet]. 2013Oct.14 [cited 2020May25];160:9-25. Available from: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/sms/article/view/1526
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SLOVANSKA MITOLOGIJA – VIRI IN REKONSTRUKCIJE / SLAVIC MYTHOLOGY – SOURCES AND RECONSTRUCTIONS