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Slav mythology 9.


Skimen-beast of Russian epos. (A. Fantalov, 1994).


Volh. (A. Fantalov, watercolour).

The picture represents Slav myth about marvelous hero-wolf. There is this character in folklore of South and East Slavs. In Russian epos Volh was a son of princess and the serpent. Inspite of this circumstance he intruded into serpent kingship and killed his father.

Volh possessed abilities for various transformations.


Russian griffin. (A. Fantalov, watercolour and Indian ink).


Russian epos 1.

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