Explore World Mythology
The table below provides links to similar gods and goddesses in the Greek and Roman pantheons. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about the myths of West Africa related to objects in the sky, and ...Read more
Explore myths from Amazonia about the Sun and Moon. ...Read more
Learn about Aztec myths related to the Solar System and stars. ...Read more
For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was ...Read more
Explore folklore from China about the Sun, Moon, and Creation. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about ancient Egyptian myths related to objects in the sky, the Earth, ...Read more
Learn about Hindu myths related to the sky, the Solar System, and the stars. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about Inca myths related to objects in the sky and the Earth. Back ...Read more
Learn about the ways traditional Inuit culture has viewed the Sun, Moon, and Earth. ...Read more
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Did you know that the Japanese god Susanowo
was the god of the sea and storms, and that he had a terrible temper?
Did you know that the Yoruba god of the sea, Olokun, lives in a palace under the sea, with human and fish attendants?
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xAa : Hawaiian name for a type of lava flow with a surface that is broken into rough angular fragments which develop during cooling and loss of gas from pahoehoe flows.
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Scientists know that more of the Sun’s energy gets to our planet than leaves. It hasn’t always been this way. More energy is sticking around as heat because there are more heat-trapping greenhouse gases...Read more