Gaea Gaia Ge Gea
~ GAEA  see> GE
~ GAIA  see> GE
~ GE   includes GAEA and GAIA
       id+ | EARTH |
~ GEA  start see> GAIA
^u     id+ | DEMETER |
  id+ | FERTILITY ON EARTH |
  id+ | TERRA or EARTH |
  etym> includes DIRT EARTH LAND TERRA
  lat TERRA   = DRY LAND                 sug> TERRITORY
  sp  TIERRA    EARTH                    sug> TERRESTRIAL
  gr  GEODES    EARTHLIKE and            sug> GEOLOGY
      GRAPHEIN  GEOGRAPHY                sug> GRAPHIC
  lit+ " EARTH ...                       sug> GEOGRAPHY
         HAS THE ORGANIZED ...           sug> ORGANISM
         LOOK OF A LIFE CREATURE...      sug> ORGANIC
         MARVELOUSLY SKILLED IN HANDLING THE SUN "
  attr to L THOMAS [#]
  myth> GEAEA or GAIA WAS AMONG THE FIRST OFFSPRING FROM CHAOS
        AND BECAME THE PERSONIFICATION OF THE EARTH
  IN ROME SHE WAS KNOWN AS TELLUS
  GAEA WAS THE FIRST DIVINE BEING THAT   sug> TERRARIUM
  SPRANG FROM CHAOS                      sug> RIOT
  GAEA GAVE BIRTH TO URANUS later        sug> GENERATED
  GAEA & URANUS MATED IN DIVINE INCEST   sug> sp CESTO = BASKET
  THEY HAD MANY OFFSPRING WHO            sug> CONCEPT
  WERE DETESTED BY URANUS WHICH          sug> ABHOR
  LED GAEA TO CONCEAL THEM               sug> HARBOR
  IN " THE BOSOM OF THE EARTH "          sug> BUST
  AMONG THEM WERE  OCEANUS               sug> OCEAN
  COEUS  CREIUS  HYPERION  MNEMOSYNE     sug> MNEMONIC
  IAPETUS  THEIA  THEMIS  PHOEBE         sug> JUSTICE
  RHEIA     in gr RHEIN = FLOW           sug> RHAPSODY
  CRONOS  CYCLOPES  BRONTES              sug> CHRONIC
  THETYS  STEROPES  ARGES  BRIAREUS      sug> GIANT
  COTTUS  and GYGES                      sug> GIGANTIC
  GAEA or GE MADE A SICKLE AND INDUCED   sug> SICK
  CRONOS or CHRONUS TO CASTRATE URANUS   sug> GELD
  EACH DROP OF THE BLOOD OF CRONOS GAVE RISE TO THE
  ERINYES or GIGANTES and the MELIAN NYMPHS
  also GAEA & PONTUS HAD NEREUS  THAUMAS  PHORCYS
  CETO  EURYBIA  also GAEA ENGENDERED
  OTHER DIVINITIES AND MONSTERS AND SHE PRODUCED
  VAPORS OF DIVINE INSPIRATION           sug> CONSPIRE EXPIRE
  myth> GEA BELONGED TO AN ERA
        WHEN ALL WAS CHAOS
  UNTIL EROS INTERVENED AND
  FORCED OPPOSITES INTO PAIRS
  GAIA WAS BORN FROM CHAOS
  SHE GAVE BIRTH TO URANUS
  SHE COUPLED WITH HIM TO PRODUCE
  SIX TITANS and SIX TITANESSES
  OCEANUS
  COEUS
  CRIUS
  HYPERION
  IAPETUS and
  CRONUS
  THEIA
  RHEA
  THEMIS
  MNEMOSYNE
  PHOEBE and
  TETHYS
  Next she gave birth to the
  CYCLOPES and HECATONCHEIRES but
  URANOUS or URANUS FORCED THEM TO REMAIN
  ENTOMBED IN THE DEPTHS OF GAIA
  TO FREE HER CHILDREN
  GAIA GAVE CRONUS A SICKLE TO
  CASTRATE URANUS
  THE BLOOD FROM THE WOUNDED URANUS
  FELL ON GAIA AND FERTILIZED HER
  SHE DELIVERED
  THE ERINYES
  THE GIANTS and
  THE NYMPHS
  next GAIA CONCEIVED
  PONTUS or SEA and five marine Divinities
  NEREUS
  THAUMAS
  PHORCYS
  CETO and
  EURYBIA
  CRONUS NOW RULED THE WORLD AND SEND HIS SIBS
  TO TARTARUS
  WHEN THE WIFE OF CRONUS BECAME PREGNANT
  AND DELIVERED HER SON ZEUS AND CONCEALED HIM
  so starts THE MALE CENTERED WESTERN MYTHOLOGY
  THAT REPLACED THE OLDER FEMALE ORIENTED
  MIDDLE EAST MYTHOLOGIES
  HERA lost her preeminence to the
  HERO or see> ZEUS
  see> GE  GENE  GENESIS  GENETICS GEOGRAPHY

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