appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the Sun,
and the Moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve
- The Bible
In this section we would like to inform you about the diverse ways in which the Sun has affected ancient and modern human cultures.
The Sun has played a key role in the development of the 20th century human race. Dating as far back as the Sumerians the, "first" civilization all the way up to the present the Sun has had an impact on people and their lives.
The Sun's influence has not only led to many scientific discoveries, it also has affected the Arts, including music, painting, and dance. One of the Sun's greatest influences however is in religious culture. Many of the ancient civilizations had some sort of a Sun god to worship.
The Sun has played an important part in our development as a modern social society and continues to influence us today and will into the new millennium.
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©Copyright 1998 Elizabeth
Beckett, Holly Bernitt, and Vishwa Chandra.