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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Did you know?
Did you know that the Maya
and the Aztecs
were early observers of Venus
Did you know that, in Egyptian mythology, the sky goddess Nut married the Earth god Geb, and that the Sun god Re was angry, and so forced them to separate?
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