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Editor's Preface 217

Pronunciation 219

Introduction 221

Part I. The Genii 225

Chapter I. Belief in Soul and Genii 227

II. Worship of the Dead, Especially An cestors 233

III. The Household Gods 240

IV. Genii of Fate 249

V. Navky and Rusalky 253

VI. VlLY 256

VII. Silvan Spirits 261

VIII. Field-Spirits 267

IX. Water-Spirits 270

X. Sun, Moon, and Stars 273

Part II. The Deities of the Elbe Slavs 275

Chapter I. Svantovit 279

II. Triglav 284

III. Svarazic 286

IV. Cernobog 288

V. Other Deities 289

Part III. The Deities of the Pagan Russians 291

Chapter I. Perun 293

II. Dazbog 297

III. SvAROZIC and SvAROG 298

IV. Chors 299

V. Veles, Volos, and Stribog 300

Part IV. Cult and Festivals 303

Chapter I. Worship of the Gods 305

II. The Koleda 307

CONTENTS vii page

III. The Rusalye 311

IV. The Kupalo and Jarilo 313

Part V. Baltic Mythology 315

Notes, Celtic 333

Notes, Slavic 351

Bibliography, Celtic 365

Bibliography, Slavic 389

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