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  Gaia
She was an early earth goddess and it is written that Gaia was born from Chaos, the great void of emptiness within the universe, and with her came Eros.
Gaia took as her husband Uranus, who was also her son, and their offspring included the Titans, six sons and six daughters.
Gaia being the primordial element from which all the gods originated was worshiped throughout Greece, but later she went into decline and was supplanted by other gods.
www.pantheon.org /mythica/articles/g/gaia.html   (476 words)

  
 Dreams of Gaia - Romantic Goddess and Dragon Art
Borne from faith, nature, mythology, and legend -- the magick begins with Her.
The 'Dreams of Gaia' tarot is a long term project, and one that is close to Michele-lee's heart.
The 'Dreams of Gaia' tarot deck is a divination tool with a world philosopy of earth and cosmic awareness, self-growth, and the importance of connecting with the thread of magick that weaves through all that is seen and unseen.
www.dreamsofgaia.com   (566 words)

  
 Gaia, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
After Chaos, Gaia appeared, whether she was the offspring of Chaos or not, and also Eros, through whom the whole Cosmos came to be; for the world is not created, but procreated through Love and intercourse.
It is said that Gaia was succeeded at this oracle by Themis, and the latter by the Titaness Phoebe 1, who finally ceded her seat to Phoebus Apollo, who was surnamed after her.
It was Gaia (along with Uranus) who told Zeus that Metis 1, after giving birth to the maiden who was in her womb, would bear a son fated to become the lord of heaven.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Gaia.html   (1683 words)

  
 Gaia - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
This caused pain to Gaia (Tartarus was her bowels) so she created grey flint (or adamantine) and shaped a great flint sickle, gathering together Cronus and his brothers to ask them to obey her.
By Pontus, Gaia birthed the sea-deities Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto and Eurybia.
Gaia is believed by some sources (Joseph Fontenrose 1959 and others) to be the original deity behind the Oracle at Delphi.
www.egnu.org /thelema/Gaia_(mythology)   (951 words)

  
  Gaia (mythology) - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
By Pontus, Gaia birthed the sea-deities Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto and Eurybia.
Gaia is believed by some sources (Joseph Fontenrose 1959 and others) to be the original deity behind the Oracle at Delphi.
Beliefs regarding Gaia vary, ranging from the common Wiccan belief that Gaia is the Earth (or in some cases the spiritual embodiment of the earth, or the Goddess of the Earth), to the broader Neopagan belief that Gaia is the goddess of all creation, a Mother Goddess from which all other gods spring.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/g/a/i/Gaia_(mythology).html   (1260 words)

  
  Gaia (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By Pontus, Gaia birthed the sea-deities Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto and Eurybia.
Gaia is believed by some sources (Joseph Fontenrose 1959 and others) to be the original deity behind the Oracle at Delphi.
Beliefs regarding Gaia vary, ranging from the common Wiccan belief that Gaia is the Earth (or in some cases the spiritual embodiment of the earth, or the Goddess of the Earth), to the broader Neopagan belief that Gaia is the goddess of all creation, a Mother Goddess from which all other gods spring.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gaia_(mythology)   (1588 words)

  
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Echoes of Gaia's power lingered into the mythology of classical Greece, where her roles were divided among Zeus' consort Hera, Apollo's twin and consort Artemis, and Athena.
Only a distant echo of Gaia's primal power is to be found in her Roman equivalent, Magna Mater, who was most strongly identified by Romans with Cybele.
This caused pain to Gaia (Tartarus was her bowels) so she created grey flint (or adamantine) and shaped a great sickle and gathered together Cronus and his brothers to ask them to obey her.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/g/ga/gaia__mythology_.html   (775 words)

  
 Gaia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gaia philosophy, a set of philosophical views based on Gaia theory and the concept of a "living planet"
Gaia (Foundation universe), a fictional planet in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series and where all animals, plants, and even inanimate matter are telepathically connected, forming a single sentient planet-wide entity
Gaia (comics), a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Universe (an alien mutant and former member of Generation X) Gaea (comics), a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Universe (Goddess of the Earth)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gaia   (574 words)

  
 Gaia (mythology)
This caused pain to Gaia (Tartarus was her bowels) so she created grey flint (or adamantine) and shaped a great flint sickle, gathering together Cronus and his brothers to ask them to obey her.
His son by Elara, the giant Tityas, is therefore sometimes said to be a son of Gaia, the earth goddess, and Elara.
Gaia is believed by some sources (Joseph Fontenrose 1959 and others) to be the original deity behind the Oracle at Delphi.
www.alloffinance.com /Gaia_%28mythology%29.html   (1365 words)

  
 GAEA : Greek goddess of earth ; mythology ; pictures : GAIA, TELLUS
GAIA (or Gaea) was the Protogenos (primeval divinity) of earth, one of the primal elements who first emerged at the dawn of creation, along with air, sea and sky.
She was the great mother of all : the heavenly gods were descended from her union with Ouranos (the sky), the sea-gods from her union with Pontos (the sea), the Gigantes from her mating with Tartaros (the hell-pit) and mortal creatures were sprung or born from her earthy flesh.
Gaia was depicted as a buxom, matronly woman, half risen from the earth (as in the image right) in Greek vase painting.
www.theoi.com /Protogenos/Gaia.html   (5649 words)

  
 Gaia
Gaia ("land" or "earth", from the Greek Γαία; variant spelling Gaea—see also also Ge from Γη) is a Greek goddess personifying the Earth.
By Pontus, Gaia birthed the sea-deities Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto and Eurybia.
Unlike Zeus, a roving nomad god of the open sky, Gaia was manifest in enclosed spaces: the house, the courtyard, the womb, the cave.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Gaia.html   (1071 words)

  
 Agentura GAIA
Agentura GAIA sends a present to the members of European parliament through the congressman Vladimir Lastuvka.
Gaia Annual Report for the year 2002 ready for download here.
Agenda 21 Chapter 24 - Agentura GAIA's contribution to the conference in Johannesburg, 2002
gaia.ecn.cz /gb/english.html   (369 words)

  
 Gaia ICT - Company
In Greek mythology, Gaia is the personification of the Earth.
While at Gaia we do not strictly endorse this theory per se, the idea of the interrelationship of people and planet and the connected system that they form is a key concept for our organization.
And there also was Gaia, mother of the earth, she who brought forth form and stability, in Greek story, Chaos and Gaia were partners, two primordial powers engaged in a duet of opposition and resonance, creating everything we know...
www.gaiaict.com /gaiacompany.html   (901 words)

  
 Gaia
In Greek mythology, Gaia is the Earth goddess, the personification of the Earth; the goddess of the land and everything produced by it.
Gaia, infuriated, persuaded her youngest male Titan, Cronus, to castrate Uranus as he slept beside her.
Lovelock later wrote the book, "Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth." This scientific hypothesis was based on 2 premises: Life exists only because material conditions on Earth happen to be just right for its existence; and, Life defines the material conditions needed for its survival and makes sure they are there.
www.earthwitchery.com /gaia.html   (594 words)

  
 Pagan News - Pagan News & Information
Gaia saved Zeus, her grandson, from being swallowed by Cronus, who had been informed that one of his children would depose him, and so to get rid of his children he had swallowed them.
Gaia theory is a group of scientific theories about how life on Earth may regulate the planets biosphere to make it more hospitable to life.
Gaia is the name of a proposed space probe, set to launch in 2010 by the European Space Agency.
www.pagannews.com /cgi-bin/gods3.pl?Gaia/Tellus   (474 words)

  
 Gaia Summary
GAIA theory was first proposed by the English scientist James Lovelock in 1979 to explain how and why, as life appeared on the planet and grew abundant, its evolution and the earth's evolution merged into a single dynamic system he called Gaia.
Gaia is thus not only an attempt to specify a unifying framework for the operation of the entire earth system, but also an explicit critique of the existing organization of knowledge inquiry.
Gaia has had little effect on research agendas, however, and the number of working scientists willing to be associated with the hypothesis is small—perhaps less than a dozen.
www.bookrags.com /Gaia   (3042 words)

  
 G A I A /under-construcktion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gaia took as her husband Uranus, who was also her son, and their offspring included the Titans, six sons and six daughters.
Gaia herself found her offspring uncomfortable and at times painful, when the discomfort became to much to bear she asked her youngest son Cronus to help her.
Blood fell from the severed genitals and came in contact with the earth and from that union was born the Erinyes (Furies), the Giants and the Meliae (Nymphs of the manna ash trees).
www.santmat-meditation.net /iam/gaia.html   (735 words)

  
 FF Mythology: Gaia (or Gaea) - Galbadia X
Gaia advised Rhea, Cronos' husband, to give Cronos a stone wrapped in linen instead of their youngest born, Zeus.
In Final Fantasy IX, Gaia is the name of the world (opposite to the foreign land of Terra).
In that movie, Gaia was essentially the life force of the planet, and was threatened by an invading force.
www.galbadiax.com /mythology/gaia.php   (263 words)

  
 Gaia
Gaia (mythology) is a Greek and Roman goddess, also known as the Earth Mother.
Gaia theory is a group of scientific theories about how life on Earth may regulate the planet's biosphere to make it more hospitable to life.
Gaia is the name of a space astronomy mission, due for launch in 2011 by the European Space Agency.
www.gamelow.com /Stories-G/Gaia.php   (751 words)

  
 Classical Mythology: Tales Of The Titanic — Infoplease.com
Gaia lay with her son Uranus, encouraging him to envelop her with his love.
Gaia was, to say the least, uncomfortable with so many already-born children still borne in her womb.
Gaia devised a scheme to avenge the injuries inflicted by Uranus on both herself and her children.
www.infoplease.com /cig/mythology/tales-of-titanic.html   (1185 words)

  
 Age of Mythology: The Titans Expansion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since Gaia was such a creator and nurturer of life, it is natural that she is an economy-oriented major god.
Gaia fishing ships and caravans are cheaper to build and take more hits to destroy than those of other gods.
Gaia's god power naturally fits in well with her position as the earth goddess, but it also has defensive applications in addition to its obvious economic boost.
www.microsoft.com /games/titans/titans_gaia.asp   (547 words)

  
 Gaia Movement
Gaia - the name from the Cretan mythology for Mother Earth - was used by the English chemist James Lovelock to describe his theory that the Earth is alive.
Gaia has been the guardian of life for all of its existence; we reject her care at our peril.
If you put trust in Gaia, it can be a commitment as strong and as joyful as that of a good marriage - one where the partners put their trust in one another.
www.gaia-movement.org /GMovement/Gaiamovement.htm   (374 words)

  
 Gaia Tours - About Us
Gaia, the Greek goddess of the Earth, was not quite as well known as the most of the other gods or goddesses but certainly not any less significant.
Additionally, a British biologist, by the name of James Lovelock while working with NASA, coined the phrase the "Gaia Hypothesis" in his first book, "Gaia, a new look at life on Earth." His premise simply put is that Gaia, the earth, is a living self-regulating, self-evolving bio-system.
That in and of itself is transformational and we at Gaia stand for nothing short of that.
www.gaiatours.com /more_aboutus_gaiatours.html   (256 words)

  
 Gaia
According to Hesiod, Gaia was the first being to be born of Chaos.
Apparently born pregnant, Gaia gave birth to Uranus, Ourea (the mountains), and Pontus (the sea) parthenogenetically (without the help of a male).
With Zeus in power, Gaia joined with Tartarus and gave birth to her final son, Typhaon, who had 100 snake heads writhing up from his shoulders.
dante.udallas.edu /hutchison/Mythology/Titans/gaia.htm   (164 words)

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