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Unformatted text preview: Anu, Bel, and Ea representing heaven, earth, and the abyss. Sun worship is one of the most primitive forms of religion, and early man sometimes distinguished between rising, midday, and setting sun. The Egyptians, for example, divided the sun god into three deities: Horus, rising sun Ra or Rê, midday sun Osiris, old setting sun Triple Goddess Slide 4-8: White Goddess Graves Cover Just as three positions of the sun are represented by three deities, so with the moon. Robert Graves writes about the White Goddess , . . . the triple goddess of the New, Full, and Old Moon, . . . goddess of Birth, Love, and Death . . . . . . beautiful, generous, fickle, wise, implacable....
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