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  • Athvaldes

    The chief deity of the Svalek people, Athvaldes battles constantly with his brother [[Seboleth]]. They are both worshiped, although Seboleth is considered more malevolent. Haddists consider both dragon-gods to be faces of Hadur, and there are shrines to …

  • Religions

    _"I go to shrines, you go to temples, I drink ab-zohr, and you drink chernip, I eat mezd, and you eat deipnon I offer xon, you offer brinnon, I take blessing, you take blessing, I kneel down, and you fold your hands My grievances are fixed, your …

  • Nylenry

    Dominant religion of the Kingdom of Amanne, named after the prophet and conqueror [[:nels-1 | Nels]]

  • Phyristism

    The idea that Nel's birthplace was on Phyrra, and that he was a highborn from a family of stonemen, rather than mistlanders. Unsurprisingly unpopular within the Mistlands, elsewhere provided the seed by which has grown. Theologically, the Phyristines …

  • Iconoclasm

    A movement within northern Nylenry to simultaneously reject the use of religious objects and symbols (such usage is called 'Iconodulism'), strip away unneeded ritualism within the church, reject movements deemed 'syncretic', and unify Nylenry as it was in …

  • Brendenism

    Followers of the prophet [[Brenden | Brenden]], a 10th century martyr. One of the most popular branches of Nylism, it historically has appealed to _vremdling_ ([[Fremdling | fremdling]]: non-Nylfjordians) communities, and has strong connections to the 9th …

  • Mechera Haddism

    Mainstream version of Haddism. Practiced in the Red Plains, Brakenvald, Southmarch, southern Marshlands, and northern Gold Coast

  • Magosi Haddism

    Self-explanatory. Haddism is claimed to be the ancestral religion of the Magosi people, a claim supported by some early Ovechz (Red Men) texts. In current times, Magosi Haddism has had a revivalism of orthodoxy. Traditions from the 1st and 2nd empire …

  • Iztiafism

    Ultra-orthodox Haddism, practiced in Olvos and the Gold Coast. Considered heretical and treasonous, as they claim that Archons are to be selected meritocratically, while the Emperor of Moqol is not - and that Haddists can only be legitimately ruled by an …

  • Haq-Ilse

    Haddist tradition of pilgrimage to holy sites. Ovechz in origin, it is followed by all Haddists. Required for Grafs/Krals, and to atone for sins among other things. Doing so before a marriage is considered standard among Svalek people. In accordance with …

  • Ovechzism

    _"Aheth (Athvaldes), the lord of wide pastures, gives swiftness to the horses of those faithful to Heaven. Fire (Ayr), child of Aheth, gives the straightest way to those faithful to Heaven. The good, strong, beneficent spirits of the faithful give a …