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Armenian mythology

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  1. Very little is known about pre-Christian Armenian mythology, the oldest source being the legends of Xorenatsi's History

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
  2. strongly influenced by Zoroastrianism, with deities such as Aramazd, Mihr or Anahit, as well as Assyrian traditions, such as Barsamin, but there are fragmentary traces of native traditions, such as Hayk or Vahagn and Astghik

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
  3. The Al is a dwarfish evil spirit that attacks pregnant women and steals newborn babies

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
  4. According to De Morgan there are signs which indicate that the Armenians were initially nature worshipers and that this faith in time was transformed to the worship of national gods, of which many were the equivalents of the gods in the Roman, Greek

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
  5. Georg Brandes described the Armenian gods in his book: “When Armenia accepted Christianity, it was not only the temples which were destroyed, but also the songs and poems about the old gods and heroes that the people sang

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
  6. We have only rare segments of these songs and poems, segments which bear witness of a great spiritual wealth and the power of creation of this people and these alone are sufficient reason enough for recreating the temples of the old Armenian gods

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 17, 2009
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