Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends

From the ruins of Greek and Roman temples to Mexico s Pyramid of the Sun and the enduring mysteries of Stonehenge, this captivating study circles the earth in its examination of the legends, traditions, and superstitions that all cultures have woven about the sun Starting with solar creation myths, this volume explores ancient ideology surrounding the sun and moon, solarFrom the ruins of Greek and Roman temples to Mexico s Pyramid of the Sun and the enduring mysteries of Stonehenge, this captivating study circles the earth in its examination of the legends, traditions, and superstitions that all cultures have woven about the sun Starting with solar creation myths, this volume explores ancient ideology surrounding the sun and moon, solar mythology, and solar folklore An extended analysis of sun worship around the world leads to accounts of sun catcher myths and solar festivals Solar omens, traditions, and superstitions are discussed at length, along with the solar significance of burial customs and emblematic and symbolic forms of the sun The book concludes with a look at the sun in light of scientific discovery 30 evocative illustrations complement the text.
Sun Lore of All Ages A Collection of Myths and Legends From the ruins of Greek and Roman temples to Mexico s Pyramid of the Sun and the enduring mysteries of Stonehenge this captivating study circles the earth in its examination of the legends tradition

  • Title: Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends
  • Author: William Tyler Olcott
  • ISBN: 9780486445564
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends”

    1. A pick in my reference library, and one that I look too now and then. The material here though is aged and needs to be referenced with a discerning eye. Still it's a nice book to have that holds a wealth of knowledge on sun lore from many cultures.

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