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Theogenic myths

by Micha F. Lindemans
Myths on how the gods came into existence. They are closely connected to cosmogenic myths. In Greek mythology, the earth (Gaia) came forth from Chaos; she gave birth to the sea (Pontus) and the sky (Uranus). She and Uranus gave birth to the Titans, who in turn gave birth to the various gods and goddesses.

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