Lake Hemorrhaged in northwestern Slovenia

Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia was initially utilized by polytheistic pagans as a holy place consecrating Ziva, the Slavic siren of love and also fertility. However throughout the battles in between the regional pagans and also Christians, which finished in ADVERTISEMENT745 upon their conversion to Christianity, the holy place’s churches were damaged and also a church devoted to the Virgin Mary was constructed in its location. The existing Baroque model of the church has actually stood considering that the 17 th Century. Picture by @jordhammond.

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