Her husband was shocked at the nature of their offspring, so to protect them all she decided to hide them. The best hiding place she could find was inside her own body. Which was terribly uncomfortable for all concerned. Luckily her youngest, Cronus, came to the rescue armed with a large cutting tool.
But all that’s behind her now. She became best friends with Hera, giving her the Golden Apples of Immortality as a wedding present, and always gathered the utmost respect. As fertile as they come, her offspring also includes Acheron, the God of Rivers, Python, and who knows who else.
Nowadays, Gaia is a Big Mother in the New Age world. Symbolizing all that’s good with femininity, nature, fertility and spirit, she’s extremely popular with Pagans, Witches and all Earthy types.
Gaia Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ga, Gaea, Gaiea, Ge
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 8852
Gaia RelationshipsConsorts: Uranus, Pontus
Children: Briareus, Coeus, Cottus, Crius, Cronus, Cyclopes, Eurybia, Gyges, Hecatonchires, Hyperion, Iapetus, Mnemosyne, Oceanus, Phoebe, Pontus, Rhea, Tethys, Thaumas, Thea, Themis, Titanides, Titans, Uranus
Common questions about Gaia
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.