from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A god that personifies the sun.

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  • noun a god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun


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  • When Ra, the sun god, grew old as an earthly king, men began to mutter words against him.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Frej was the sun god and was pictured with a sun on his helmet.

    Fritiofs Saga

  • "The union of Persephone with Bacchus, i.e., with the sun god, whose work is to promote fruitfulness, is an idea special to the mysteries and means the union of humanity with the godhead, the consummation aimed at in the mystic rites.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology


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