Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona

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Cristian Violatti
by Laurits Tuxen
published on 23 August 2014
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Painting by Laurits Tuxen showing a Christian Bishop displacing an image of the pagan Slavic deities during the Christianisation process of the Slavic culture. Most the Slavic mythology and lore was lost during this time.

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Tuxen, L. (2014, August 23). Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2949/bishop-absalon-topples-the-god-svantevit-at-arkona/

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Tuxen, Laurits. "Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2949/bishop-absalon-topples-the-god-svantevit-at-arkona/.

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Tuxen, Laurits. "Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2014. Web. 27 Oct 2021.