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Re: Myths, Legends & Tales of Old Russia
« Reply #30 on: June 16, 2014, 08:46:52 PM »


wikipedia: >>Gamayun is a prophetic bird of Russian folklore. It is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge and lives on an island in the east, close to paradise. Like the Sirin and the Alkonost, the Gamayun is normally depicted as a large bird with a woman's head. <<


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