Calling on Gods of Thunder: the Crusaders and Lithuania’s pagan warriors
the Lithuania Tribune, Lzinios.lt
Friday, May 13, 2016
In the thirteenth century Lithuanians had to face an onslaught of Livonian and German crusaders, great military organizations whose raison d'etre was war on non-Christian religions. For pagan Lithuanians, who had just formed military forces of their own, their faith played an equally important part in how they met the Crusader challenge.