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"Unique sculpture" Top 5 Page for this destination Kaunas Off The Beaten Path Tip by matcrazy1

Kaunas Off The Beaten Path: 81 reviews and 101 photos

by matcrazy1

I found this sculpture, on my picture, put on a high stone plinth south of a famous brick masterpiece - Perkunas House. I think, the sculpture depicted Perkunas, the most important Lithuanian god in the old past. He was a god of warriors in 13th and 14th century, a patron of weather as well.

Keep in mind that Lithuania was the last European country which accepted (or had to accept) Christian religion. Lithuania was officially converted to Christianity... twice: in 1251 and again in 1387. Well, peasants living in this area believed in many gods long centuries after.


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  • Updated Sep 10, 2004
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