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Book of the sun

Author: Marcell Jankovics
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Social Science Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2001.
Series: CHSP Hungarian authors series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is about the Sun that united and still unites the people of the world, shaping their symbols. The six chapters of the book examine the ideology behind sun worship, the meaning and uses of the ideology, the myths of the Sun, the role of the cult that led to monotheism, and the continuous impact of the Sun on universal culture."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jankovics, Marcell.
Book of the sun.
Boulder, Colo. : Social Science Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)988774392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcell Jankovics
ISBN: 0880339837 9780880339834
OCLC Number: 49001113
Description: 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: CHSP Hungarian authors series, no. 2.
Other Titles: Nap könyve.
Responsibility: Marcell Jankovics ; translated from the Hungarian by Mario D. Fenyo.

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"This book is about the Sun that united and still unites the people of the world, shaping their symbols. The six chapters of the book examine the ideology behind sun worship, the meaning and uses of the ideology, the myths of the Sun, the role of the cult that led to monotheism, and the continuous impact of the Sun on universal culture."--BOOK JACKET.

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