Rod (Slavic religion)

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A representation of Rod in a temple.

Rod (Cyrillic: Род) is the supreme God of the universe in the Slavic Native Faith. Old Church Slavonic sources about pre-Christian religion, say that Rod represents divinity and ancestrality.[1][2]

Among the South Slavs, the concept is also known as Sud (Judge) or Prabog (First God).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Aitamurto 2006, p. 188.
  2. Pilkington & Popov 2009, p. 288.
  3. Mathieu-Colas 2017.