Greek - Mother and wife of Uranus. Mother by Uranus of the 12 Titans, the Hecatonchires, the Cyclopes, the Giants, Oceanus, Pontus and Tethys. In some versions Gaea was born of Chaos, sister of Erebus and Nyx. She was also the mother of Erichthonius by Hephaestus who accidentally fertilised her when attempting to rape Athena and of the Furies when the blood of the castrated Uranus fell on her. In her anger when the Giants were slaughtered in their revolt against the gods she mated with Tartarus to produce the huge monster Typhon. Gaea was the original founder of the oracle at Delphi which passed via Themis and then Phoebe to Apollo. Also identified as Gaea, All-mother, All-mother, Earth, Earth, Earth Mother, Earth Mother, Ge Metre, Gaia, Gaia, Ge, Ge, Titania, Titania, Mab, Earth(-mother), Earth(-mother), Mother-earth, Mother-earth, Hindu Prithivi, Hindu Prithivi, Phoenician Gea, Phoenician Gea, Roman Tellus, Roman Tellus, Nerthus, Terra, Terra, Tellus, Titala or Titala.

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