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Gaia, GI1, Earth.
[to Whom the third day of June, day 154, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Probably Phoenician in origin; early Greek, especially Delphi.
Linguistic Note: Related English words: geology, geography, etc.
Description: Oldest of Divinities; Mother of Titans; Flower-giver; Nourisher; Deep-breasted, Firmly-founded Goddess of earth, of all living things, of healing and marriage; She from Whom all things issue; She Whose womb coincides with the earth; Pre-eminent among prophetesses; Guardian of the sanctity of oaths; She Who is worshiped as the universal Mother.
See also the Goddess Anthology under Gaia.
To Whom Sacred: first fruits and grains; honey and barley cakes; black ewe (sacrifice); harpe (the iron sickle which She drew from Her bosom for the castration of Uranus); oracle at Delphi (which She gave to Her Daughter Themis); oaths made while sitting on the earth with hands pressing the ground.
Male Associates: son/consort, Uranus, parthogenically conceived. Lover {?}: Poseidon. Sons: Titanes: Oceanus, Coeus, Hyperion, Crius, Iapetus, Chronos; the Cyclops; and others, including Cottys. Source: IGEL/158; NLEM/87-9.
Titaia, ---.

Geography/Culture: Greek
Description: Primal Mother; Mother of Titans.
Male Associates: consort Uranos. Source: Kerényi GSM 44.
worked on: July 10, 1990; July 12, 1990; August 6, 1991; May 1995.
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