Ipabog

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Ipabog was a demigod in Wendish mythology. He was a famous hunter and a hero.

Ipabog (Slavic: Wendish) Probably god of the hunt. Depicted as a small figure with a huge head, with a long, straight beard, prominent cheekbones. He wears a round helmet with two horns and a formless gown which reaches down to the knees and is hung with hunting implements.

References[edit]

  • Ingeman, B. S. Grundtræk til En Nord-Slavisk og Vendisk Gudelære. Copenhagen 1824.
  • Wilhelm Vollmer, "Wörterbuch der Mythologie" digitale bibliothek CD-ROM edition (containing the text of the 3rd edition from 1874) © Directmedia Publishing GmbH Berlin 1999; ISBN 3-932544-22-6 (online edition)