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16 January 2012

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF PROTO-INDO-EUROPEAN RELIGION



PUBLISHED, PAINSTAKINGLY 
FORMATTED, EDITED, IMAGES ADDED & 
ANNOTATIONS (IN RED) BY KENNETH S. DOIG
EARLY IE
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
 Émile Benveniste states that "there is no common [IE] term to designate religion itself, or cult, or the priest, not even one of the personal gods"


WÓÐENAZ, WÓDEN,
ÓÐINN FIGURINE
FROM SCANIA
Proto-Indo-European religion is the hypothesized religion of the Proto-Indo-European (PIE) peoples based on the existence of similarities among the deities, religious practices and mythologies of the Indo-European peoples. 

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