sun-god


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sun-god

n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) the sun considered as a personal deity
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements
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In such cases he saw himself as a young sun-god, as beautiful as the eye of dusky or even white womanhood had ever dwelt upon.
Automedon, whip in hand, sprang up behind the horses, and after him Achilles mounted in full armour, resplendent as the sun-god Hyperion.
Under whatever name worshiped, Baal is the Sun-god.
Many cities did he visit, and many were the nations with whose manners and customs he was acquainted; moreover he suffered much by sea while trying to save his own life and bring his men safely home; but do what he might he could not save his men, for they perished through their own sheer folly in eating the cattle of the Sun-god Hyperion; so the god prevented them from ever reaching home.
Hyperion, who gives his name to the poem, was the Sun-god who was dethroned by Apollo.
The hierophant of the sun-god made an effort to climb back on his pedestal.
PHACOID A Ancient German coin B Relating to the sun-god C Lentil-shaped who am I?
Yet a century later these temples lay derelict, the god's images, names, and titles all erased in an orgy of iconoclasm by Akhenaten, the devotee of a single sun-god.
The larger of the two temples, ostensibly dedicated to the sun-god, Ra-Harakhte, is considered perhaps the most beautiful temple to be built during Ramses' reign.
Konarka: Chariot of the Sun-God, photographs by Oki Morihiro, text by Bettina Baumer and M.