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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
For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was ...Read more
For the Aztecs, who lived in central Mexico, Tonatiuh was a Sun god. Aztecs believed that four ...Read more
Huitzilopochtli, whose name means "Blue Hummingbird on the Left," was the Aztec god of the ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the son of Zeus (Jupiter) and Leto (Letona). He was the twin ...Read more
Liza was the Sun god to the Fon people of West Africa. His sister was the Moon god Mawu. The ...Read more
Chinese people believed that there existed ten suns that appeared in turn in the sky during ...Read more
Maui was a hero of Polynesian mythology. For Maui and his mother the days were too short. For ...Read more
Amaterasu was the Sun goddess of the oldest Japanese religion called Shinto. When her brother ...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 Egyptian hieroglyphics remained a mystery until around 1800? It wasn't until then that the Rosetta Stone
helped crack the code!
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Scientists have learned that Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest mountain, has erupted in the past due to the mixing of two different types of magma. "The data will help give us a better road map to what a future...Read more