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Re was known as the sun-god and the creator in ancient Egypt. He took on many forms, each depending ...Read more
Lugh, whose name means "the shining one," was the Celtic Sun god. The underworld god Balor ...Read more
Most of the astronomical beliefs of the Aztecs of central Mexico are known from the existing ...Read more
Huitzilopochtli was the patron deity in Aztec mythology. The Aztecs were an ancient civilization ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the son of Zeus (Jupiter) and Leto (Letona). He was the twin ...Read more
Liza is a deity of the Fon people who live in West Africa. Liza is associated with the Sun, ...Read more
Antique inscriptional documents tell us how during the time of the Chou dynasty (c. 1027-221 ...Read more
Maui was the trickster hero of Polynesian mythology. It is said that Maui was born prematurely ...Read more
Amaterasu was the Sun goddess according to the oldest Japanese religion called Shinto. Shinto ...Read more
Shamash was a Sun god according to the Sumerian mythology. Sumerians were living more than ...Read more
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Did you know that the ancient Greeks revered Gaea
as the Earth goddess, and that she was the mother of the Titans and the first humans?
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