Raugupatis and Ragutiene

Raugupatis was the god that breathed life into grain, turning it into sourdough bread and beer, in the mythology from the Baltics.  He was often depicted kneading bread or carrying a drinking horn.  His wife was Ragutiene, the goddess of beer, mead and other alcoholic beverages.  The lovers would watch over the late night drinkers. Together they were revered for the life sustaining gifts of food preservation and intoxication, and celebrated with annual feasts on the Autumnal Equinox.

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