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Were any gods in mythology shown to have aged?

I was just thinking about some gods in mythology, and I was thinking how I notice some gods are shown as being older (Zeus), while others are shown as younger. I am curious if age has anything to do ...
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Was the Kali Yuga invented in the Kali Yuga?

One of the most well-known features of Hindu time-scales is the cycle of four Yugas, known as Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali. In the Satya (aka Krita) Yuga, almost all humans are good. In the Treta ...
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Did the sun stand still at around the same time in Toltec and Biblical traditions?

As I learned from my previous question, the Toltecs had a myth where the Sun did not move for a day. In the year 8 Tochtli, which was 1,347 years after the second calamity and 4,779 years since the ...