Herewith a trove of myths, legends, and folklore concerning the sun and the moon, gathered through the scholarship of William Tyler Olcott and Timothy Harley, making for a book that is sure to edify, fascinate, and delight.

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The contents are as follows:

I. Solar Creation Myths
II. Ancient Ideas of the Sun and the Moon
III. Solar Mythology
IV. Solar Mythology (Continued)
V. Solar Folklore
VI. Sun-Worship
VII. Sun-Worship (Continued)
VIII. Sun-Catcher Myths
IX. Solar Festivals
X. Solar Omens, Traditions, and Superstitions
XI. Solar Significance of Burial Customs & Orientation
XII. Emblematic and Symbolic Forms of the Sun
XIII. The Sun Revealed by Science

❖ Moon Spots
I. Introduction
II. The Man in the Moon
III. The Woman in the Moon
IV. The Hare in the Moon
V. The Toad in the Moon
VI. Other Moon Myths
❖ Moon-Worship
I. Introduction
II. The Moon Mostly a Male Deity
III. The Moon a World-Wide Deity
IV. The Moon a Water Deity
❖ Moon Superstitions
I. Introduction
II. Lunar Fancies
III. Lunar Eclipses
IV. Lunar Influences
❖ Moon Inhabitation

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