Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends concerning the Sun and Its Worship

Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends concerning the Sun and Its Worship

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Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends concerning the Sun and Its Worship

Sun Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths and Legends concerning the Sun and Its Worship

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In the compilation of the volume Star Lore of All Ages, a wealth of interesting material pertaining to the mythology and folk-lore of the sun and moon was discovered, which seemed worth collating in a separate volume.

Further research in the field of the solar myth revealed sufficient matter to warrant the publication of a volume devoted solely to the legends, traditions, and superstitions that all ages and nations have woven about the sun, especially in view of the fact that, to the author's knowledge, no such publication has yet appeared.

The literature of the subject is teeming with interest, linked as it is with the life-story of mankind from the cradle of the race to the present day, for the solar myth lies at the very foundation of all mythology, and as such must forever claim preeminence.

Naturally, there clusters about the sun a rich mine of folk-lore. The prominence of the orb of day, its importance in the maintenance and the development of life, the mystery that has ever . . .

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