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Erebus, the personification of darkness had various children with his sister Nyx (Night). Aether, Hypnos, Thanatos, Hemera, Styx, Charon, Geras, the Hesperides and the Fates. Erebus ruled the place where the dead passed on after their death.
Anselm Feuerbach / Public domain Gaea (Earth) the first to be born and mother of the Titans and other gods. In Hesiod’s Theogony, Gaea gave birth to Uranus (Heaven), Ourea (Mountains) and Pontus (Sea). She mated with Uranus and thus the Titans, the Cyclopes, and the Hecantoncheires were born. Titans: Cronus, Oceanus, Hyperion, Iapetus, Crius, Coeus Titaness: Rhea, Tethys, Theia, Themis, Phoebe, Mnemosyne The Cyclopes (giant one-eyed creatures): Brontes, Steropes, Arges The Hecantoncheires (giants with 50 heads/100 arms): Cottus, Briareos, Gyes With the help of her youngest son Cronus, they overthrew Uranus. When Cronus castrated Uranus, his blood dripped onto Gaea and the Erinyes, the Giants, and the...
"Theogony" is a poem by Hesiod describing the origins of the Greek gods. In the beginning, Chaos existed in the entire universe then gave birth to Gaia (Earth), Eros (Love), Erebus (Darkness), Nyx (Night) and Tartarus (Underworld). The poem shows how the gods mated with each other to complete creation and from there where Greek mythology begins i.e. Zeus, Hera, Hades, Poseidon etc.