Baba Yaga's Hut

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Celina Bebenek
by Ivan Bilibin
published on 27 August 2021
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An image portraying Baba Yaga's hut. Baba Yaga was said to live in a hut standing on chicken's legs. In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga was a witch who often preys on children to eat them. However, some accounts present her as a wise and helpful creature. Illustration serves as the front cover of the book in the series Tales published around 1899.

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Bilibin, I. (2021, August 27). Baba Yaga's Hut. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Bilibin, Ivan. "Baba Yaga's Hut." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 27, 2021.

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Bilibin, Ivan. "Baba Yaga's Hut." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Aug 2021. Web. 29 Nov 2021.