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Rožkalnu raganakmens /Witches stone /Ancientsite 6

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Hidden : 08/01/2013
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

LV Slēpnis atrodas netālu no Raganu akmens

EN The cache is located in the vicinity of the stone


LV Valsts nozīmes arheoloģijas piemineklis. Tā augstums 1.6 m un apkārtmērs ap 10 m

EN The stone has been listed in the State Achaelogical Heritage list. It is 1.6 m high and 10 m circumference at its base

LV „Senāk tas bijis visā apkārtnē ļoti ievērojams. Te ļaudis gan no tuvienes, gan tālienes nesuši visādas nešļavas gariem un raganām, no kā cēlies akmens vārds. Šī ieraža tik lielā mērā piekopta, ka reiz uz Raganu akmeni atbraucis pat toreizējais Gulbenes mācītājs G. Šillings. Agrāk ļaudis baidījušies naktīs iet gar šo svēto akmeni, kur spokojoties. Netālais purvs saukts par Velna purvu. (Urtāns, 1990) Nosaukums — Raganu akmens — visticamāk, radies viduslaikos, proti, „raganu medību” laikos, jo pie akmens izsenis izpildīti seni maģiski rituāli un nesti ziedojumi. (Dabas Retumu krātuve, 2005, ER; SIA Vietas, 2005, 2012e, ER).

EN "In ancient times it was very remarkable in the area. People from far and wide brought different offerings there for spirits and witches, hence the name of the stone appeared. This habit was so much practiced that once even the Gulbene priest of that time G. Schilling came to the Witches' Stone. In former times people were afraid to pass this holy stone by at night as it haunted there. The nearby swamp is called the Devil's Swamp." (Urtāns, 1990) The name Witches' Stone appeared most probably in Medieval Times, namely, during the witch-hunt, because at the stone since ancient times ancient magical rituals had been held and offering brought. (Nature Western Repository (Dabas Retumu krātuve), 2005, ER; Vietas Ltd., 2005, 2012e)

LV Pieejamība - vasarā, atstājot auto pie Vērdiņu mājām, pa aleju līdz laukam, tad pāri tam līdz meža malai. Ziemā iespējams ar slēpēm no ceļa pāri laukam. Akmens ir meža malā.

EN Availability in summer time, leaving the transport near Vērdiņi homestead, folowing the alley to the field, then diagonaly across it to the woods. The stone is at the edge of the woods.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

rtyvgrf / fznyy fcehprf

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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