Myths about the Sky, Constellations, and Stars
Since long ago, people around the world have associated the heavens, the
stars, and the patterns they make in the sky with their gods and goddesses.
Links from this page will take you to descriptions of the role of selected
stars, star patterns, and related gods and goddesses in various cultures.
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Learn about how different cultures associated myths with arrangements of stars in the sky. ...Read more
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Did you know?
Did you know that, in Japanese
mythology, there is a Sun goddess rather than a Sun god
Did you know that the Roman god, Neptune, was not only the god of the sea, but also of earthquakes?
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