Book of the Sun

Book of the Sun

by Marcell Jankovics
     
 

This book is about the Sun that united and still unites the peoples of the world, shaping their ideas and their symbols. The six handsomely illustrated chapters of the book examine the ideology behind sun worship, the meaning and uses of that ideology, the myths of the Sun, the role of the cult that led to monotheism, and the continuous impact of the Sun on

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Overview

This book is about the Sun that united and still unites the peoples of the world, shaping their ideas and their symbols. The six handsomely illustrated chapters of the book examine the ideology behind sun worship, the meaning and uses of that ideology, the myths of the Sun, the role of the cult that led to monotheism, and the continuous impact of the Sun on universal culture.

East European Monographs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880339834
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Series:
EEM Center for Hungarian Studies and Publications Hungarian Author Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.72(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.99(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Marcell Jankovics is a prominent Hungarian author specializing in mythology. Book of the Sun is his first monograph to appear in English. He is an artist and an internationally recognized maker of animated films. His films earned him an Oscar nomination and the Gold-Palm Prize at the Cannes film festival.

East European Monographs

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