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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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25 words

In Greek mythology, mother goddess of the Earth. Wife (and in some legends, mother) of Uranus, she bore the ...

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
Length:
1,262 words

Gaia (“Earth”) is the name of a Greek goddess also called Ge, from whose name words like “geology” and “geography” ...

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Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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385 words

the Earth, a primordial goddess. In Hes. Theog. (116 ff.) the original entity was *Chaos, then came Gaia and other beings like ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

in Greek mythology, the Earth personified as a goddess, daughter of Chaos. She was the mother and wife of Uranus (Heaven); their offspring included the Titans and the Cyclops....

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