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ID: 901000477
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000477
Record Type: Character/Person

Gaea (Greek deity)

Note: Greek goddess who is the personification of the Earth. Mother and wife of Uranus (Heaven), from whom the Titan Cronus, her last-born child by him, separated her, she was also mother of the other Titans, the Gigantes, the Erinyes, and the Cyclopes.

Names:
Gaea (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Gaia (Greek deity) (English,U,N)
Gē (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Γαῖα (Greek deity) (Greek)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Gaea (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
consort/spouse of .... Uranus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Uranus (Greek deity)) [901001844]
parent of .... Triptolemos
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Triptolemos (Greek character)) [901000698]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
associated with .... Earth
.....(Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy) (TGN)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Gaea (Greek deity)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 91A12 Gaea (Ge), Earth
Gaia (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh2002009662
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Gē (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Γαῖα (Greek deity)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaia_(mythology)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh2002009662
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 91A12 Gaea (Ge), Earth

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