Since the dawn of time, civilizations have venerated the sun as source and embodiment of truth and justice, wisdom and enlightenment, physical and spiritual healing and - above all - life, growth and renewal. In this book, scholarly essays survey its creative influence on all aspects of culture - symbolism, building, literature, philosophy, beliefs, customs, sports, folklore, dance and music. The mystery of the sun has been captured by artists since primeval times: in carvings on rocks as far afield as Indonesia, Central ...

The Sun: In Myth and Art 1993, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500015988

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