sun-god


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sun-god

1. the sun considered as a personal deity
2. a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements
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The next night in Bangor's Prichard Jones Hall it's William Mathias' Helios, named after the Greek sun-god.
In mythology, Karna was the son of Kunti and sun-god Surya who was equipped with celestial arms and armor.
shows the sun-god serving this king as judge, bringer of order and justice (96).
The new iconography instituted in tomb sculpture cut out images of the old gods and simply showed the sun-god Aten showering rays of light on Akhenaten, who saw himself as the son of Aten and his sole representative on earth.
So thank the sun-god for MP Frank Roy, who has stepped in to fight the rip off.
The idea of kingship in Egypt was woven from three strands of tradition: the king as Horus, son of Isis and Osiris; the king as son of the sun-god Re; and the king as a strongman/hero.
She carries out the murders and escapes in the chariot of her grandfather, the sun-god Helios.
The stele is topped by a relief that shows Hammurabi standing before the Sun-god, Shamash.
He accepted the Sun-god as the one and only god, and this makes some sense, since the Sun is an overriding influence on Earth and on humanity.
The Corbridge Roman Site and Museum has provided the Relief of Sol for the exhibition, a large square carving showing the head of Sol, the sun-god.