Doom-Bringing Solar Eclipses in the World’s Religions

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Solar eclipses are cool, but for most of human history in many religions, they were viewed as extremely dangerous.

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Lange and McLeish, "Eclipse and Revelation: Total Solar Eclipses in Science, History, Literature, and the Arts," Oxford University Press: 2024.
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Emil Khalisi, "Eclipses in the Aztec Codices," 2020.
Ross, "Eclipses and the Precipitation of Conflict: Deciphering the Signal to Attack," in The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome." 2016.

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