solar myth


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solar myth

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a myth explaining or allegorizing the origin or movement of the sun
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These changing dates do not point to the history of a man but to the hero of a solar myth.
He is also an independent scholar of rock art in the American West, and his analysis of Chumash tradition told him the sand dollar in the solar myth could not be the species common along the Southern California coast.