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Žemyna (derived from žemė – earth) is the goddess of the earth in Lithuanian religion. [1]

17 relations: Christianization of Lithuania, Daniel Klein (grammarian), Dievas, Diminutive, Epithet, Jan Łasicki, Klaipėda University, Latvian mythology, Libation, Lithuanian mythology, Mary, mother of Jesus, Matthäus Prätorius, Mikalojus Daukša, Mokosh, Mother goddess, Perkūnas, Proto-Indo-European religion.

Christianization of Lithuania

The Christianization of Lithuania (Lietuvos krikštas) occurred in 1387, initiated by King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Władysław II Jagiełło and his cousin Vytautas the Great.

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Daniel Klein (grammarian)

Daniel Klein (Danielius Kleinas) (1609–1666) was a Lutheran pastor and scholar from Tilsit, Duchy of Prussia, who is best known for writing the first grammar book of the Lithuanian language.

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Lithuanian Dievas, Latvian Dievs, Latgalian Dīvs, Prussian Deywis, Yotvingian Deivas was the supreme god in the Baltic mythology and one of the most important deities together with Perkūnas.

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A diminutive is a word that has been modified to convey a slighter degree of its root meaning, to convey the smallness of the object or quality named, or to convey a sense of intimacy or endearment.

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An epithet (from ἐπίθετον epitheton, neuter of ἐπίθετος epithetos, "attributed, added") is a byname, or a descriptive term (word or phrase), accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage.

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Jan Łasicki

Jan Łasicki (Johannis Lasitii or Lasicius; 1534–1602) was a Polish historian and theologian.

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Klaipėda University

Klaipėda University (Klaipėdos Universitetas or KU) is a university in the Lithuanian seaport Klaipėda.

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Latvian mythology

Latvian mythology is set of paganic beliefs of Latvian people reconstructed from written evidence and folklore materials.

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A libation is a ritual pouring of a liquid (ex: milk or other fluids such as corn flour mixed with water), or grains such as rice, as an offering to a god or spirit, or in memory of those who have "passed on".

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Lithuanian mythology

Lithuanian mythology is a type of Baltic mythology, developed by Lithuanians throughout the centuries.

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Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.

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Matthäus Prätorius

Matthäus Prätorius (c.1635–c.1704) was a Protestant pastor, later a Roman Catholic priest, a historian and ethnographer.

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Mikalojus Daukša

Mikalojus Daukša (other possible spellings include Mikalojus Daugsza, Mikołaj Dauksza and Mikolay Dowksza; after 1527 – February 16, 1613 in Medininkai) was a Lithuanian and Latin religious writer, translator and a Catholic church official.

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Mokoš (Мокошь) is a Slavic goddess mentioned in the Primary Chronicle, protector of women's work and women's destiny.

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Mother goddess

A mother goddess is a goddess who represents, or is a personification of nature, motherhood, fertility, creation, destruction or who embodies the bounty of the Earth.

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Perkūnas (Perkūnas, Pērkons, Old Prussian: Perkūns, Yotvingian: Parkuns) was the common Baltic god of thunder, one of the most important deities in the Baltic pantheon.

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Proto-Indo-European religion

Proto-Indo-European religion is the belief system adhered to by the Proto-Indo-Europeans.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Žemyna

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