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Kolyada

Kolyada
 
Bog] Of [kolyada] - god, who gave to kinds moved into the western earth: Calendar ([Kolyady] gift) and its wise Veda. God- patron of ploughmen and hall crow in The [svarozhem] circle.
 
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Kolyada is the name of the god, or more accurately the personification, of winter, and the festival held in his honor. In Ukraine and Belarus, he represented winter while Perun represented summer.
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