It was envisaged as a great dome, with a hole in the middle for weather to fall through. Which it did in great abundance during the Great Flood, thanks to GONG-GONG.
Now the Chinese word for dome is Pi (see PI-DISC) — so it’s Pi in the sky. How’s that for taking the myth?
TIAN FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : TIAN
Pronunciation : Tee-yen
Alternative names : T'IEN
Location : China
Gender : Sorry, we don't know
Type : legendary place
In charge of : Unknown at present
God of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
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