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Re was the sun-god and creator of our world. He has a head like a hawk or a ram. The god wore ...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. He was in charge of the ...Read more
Huitzilopochtli, was the Aztec god of the Sun and the war. He was a blue man fully armed with ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the son of Zeus (Jupiter) and Leto (Letona). His twin sister ...Read more
Liza is a god of the Fon people of West Africa. Liza is represented by the fierce Sun. Usually ...Read more
According to ancient Chinese mythology, there existed ten suns that used to appear in turn ...Read more
Maui was a hero of Polynesian mythology. For Maui and his mother the days were too short. Maui ...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 Apollo
was the son of Zeus
and Leto, the twin brother of Artemis
, and the Greek god of the Sun?
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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The sun goes through cycles that last approximately 11 years. These solar cycle include phases with more magnetic activity, sunspots, and solar flares. They also include phases with less activity. The...Read more