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sun god:

see sun worshipsun worship.
Deification and adoration of the sun occurred primarily in agrarian societies. When man became a farmer, and thus dependent upon daily and seasonal changes of weather, he often turned to worship the great force that regulated these changes—the light and heat
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'The first day is dedicated to the Sun god, the second is for cows while the third day is a communal affair.'
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