8 Myths about the Eclipse People Actually Believed

Throughout history, people from all over the world have come up with explanations for solar eclipses. Now we know the science behind things like a total solar eclipse -- the next of which will happen on August 21st -- but a long time ago, people explained the celestial phenomenon through stories, fables, and legends passed down from generation to generation. Here are a few myths people believed about eclipses. 

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