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Gold Legends and Fables: El Dorado and the Sweat of the Sun

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

Many ancient cultures in present-day South America associated gold with the sun. The Incas, for example, described gold as “the sweat of the sun,” the sun being the most revered deity in their culture.

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Goldsmith Fables in Buddhism

Posted on November 05, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

Of the precious metals, gold is accompanied by arguably the richest collection of fables and legends that span eras and world cultures.

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