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The Sun Goddess: Myth, Legend and History

McGrath, Sheena

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ISBN 10: 0713726628 / ISBN 13: 9780713726626
Published by Sterling Pub Co Inc, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1998
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Sun Goddess: Myth, Legend and History

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Does the mention of a sun deity make you think of Apollo? Perhaps you should envision a female divinity instead! Unlike the Greeks, many Indo-European peoples probably believed a goddess ruled our bright, blazing star. So, dispense with the stereotypes of mainstream culture and set out on a journey of discovery to bring this long-forgotten idol into focus. Through etymology, mythology, and religion, a compelling argument emerges for seeing the sun in feminine terms. Norse, Baltic, Celtic, and Hittite legends, goddesses named Sol and Saule, plus pictures of a variety of artifacts, lend weight to this eye-opening thesis.

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