parent star of planet Earth holds a strange and special
place in countless ancient traditions around the world.
celestial body identified as
the Sun in myth, religion,
ancient astronomies and rock art routinely bears no
resemblance at all to our familiar Sun.
decades, comparative mythologist
Ev Cochrane, as well as
his colleague Dave Talbott have worked to reconstruct
the natural events that produced extraordinary mythical
is their conclusion that in the relatively recent past,
in the era of pre-history, a period of instability in
the inner solar system brought planets within close
proximity to planet Earth.
this episode, Ev begins our investigation of the
question, 'Did ancient man observe a different Sun than
our Sun today'?