Prende : Queen of Beauty
Prende is a goddess and saint. In her earliest incarnation she was venerated by the Illyrians and Albanians as a goddess of love. When Christianity became official in the region, Prende remained venerated but now in the guise of a saint.
ALSO KNOWN AS:
Prenne; Shen Prende
The rainbow is her belt.
Perendi, Illyrian thunder lord
Mortar and pestle
Prende rides in a carriage drawn by swallows.
26 July and/or the nearest Friday
Sen Prende, Albania
Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.