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Religion in Lithuania

J. Rimaitis

Religion in Lithuania

by J. Rimaitis

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Published by Gintaras in Vilnius .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lithuania
    • Subjects:
    • Lithuania -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by] J. Rimaitis. [Translated by G. Kirvaitis. Edited by K. Smigelskis and V. Grodzenskis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR937.L3 R54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. with illus. and maps.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5330397M
      LC Control Number72183457

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      Baltic religion, religious beliefs and practices of the Balts, ancient inhabitants of the Baltic region of eastern Europe who spoke languages belonging to the Baltic family of languages.. The study of Baltic religion Problems. The study of Baltic religion has developed as an offshoot of the study of Baltic languages—Old Prussian, Latvian, and Lithuanian (see Baltic languages). Land of Crosses: Struggle for Religious Freedom in Lithuania, (Keston book ; no. 12) by Bourdeaux, Michael and a great selection of related books, art .

      Christmas traditions in Lithuania are very similar to some other countries, especially the Baltic nations and Poland. The traditional Christmas celebration is a combination of Christian and pagan customs. Pagan Lithuanians used to celebrate the Winter solstice . Lithuania celebrates a Centenary of the Restoration of the State. Read the news from Lithuania and around the world, learn about Lithuania’s culture and tourism, discover business opportunities, and find out interesting facts about living in Lithuania.


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