Essays Tagged: "Gaia"

Cyclops, An Unusual People

mythical legends.The Cyclopes had an intriguing origin. They were the eldest sons of Mother Earth, Gaia, and Father Heaven, Uranus (Evslin 1). While the Cyclopes were still in the womb of Gaia, Uranu ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The life and power of Zues, King of the Gods in Greek Mythology.

d of Crete. When he wasfully grown he came back and declared war on his father and with the help of Gaia gave him adrug which forced him to throw up his five brothers and sisters. Then he declared war ... gods and men.Metis, the goddess of prudence, was Zeus's first love. From them Athena was conceived.Gaia warned Zeus that Metis would bear a daughter,whose son would overthrow him. Onhearing this Zeus ...

(2 pages) 91 3 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Zeus The Great God Of Mount Olympus.

children Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades and Poseidon, but his wife Rhea (who was also his sister) and Gaia her mother, wrapped a stone in swaddling clothes in place of the infant Zeus. Cronus thinking i ... t Zeus.When Zeus had grown into a young man he returned to his fathers domain, and with the help of Gaia, compelled Cronus to regurgitate the five children he had previously swallowed (in some version ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


raised as the most beautiful of the goddesses. The famous "garden of golden apples" was created by Gaia as a wedding present for Zeus and Hera. Hera and Zeus were very much in love during "the rein o ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Parallels Between Greek and Egyptian Creation Goddesses

the Greeks placed upon Aphrodite and Hera, Neith whose duties became those of Athena, Artemis, and Gaia, and finally Nut, who shared her essence with the three generations of Greek creation goddesses ... h she is never documented to have had relations with a male, she had many children (Lesko 45 - 46). Gaia, the Great Mother to the Greeks, seems to have been bestowed with fatherless children just like ...

(7 pages) 79 0 2.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


The Gaia theory explains the Earths evolution with an ancient living being named Gaia. Gaia has occupied ... ths evolution with an ancient living being named Gaia. Gaia has occupied earth since its formation. Gaia started an ongoing process of transformation. The process begins with bacteria and photosynthet ...

(1 pages) 810 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Gaia. My opinion

After reading some of the material about Gaia theory, I starting thinking to myself, this sounds like some kind of earthly religion. Gaia wou ... l remain for a very long time even if something catastrophic happens. This potential means that the Gaia system will prevail no matter what.

(1 pages) 548 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

A report on the ledgendary sea monster Charybdis of greek mythology and homer's "Odyssey"

ories that explain what happened to Charybdis. By one account, she was the daughter of Poseidon and Gaia. Zeus turned Charybdis into a monster after she flooded her father's land and sank it below the ...

(1 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast the characters and actions of Athene and Hermes.

er, Metis, was swallowed by Zeus when she was pregnant. The reason for this bizarre act was because Gaia, mother earth, warned Zeus that a child born from Metis would overthrow him. As a result, Zeus ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Yr 7 AMEB Speech and Drama story: Mythology

ed into one omnipresent God or Goddess. Take the ancient Greeks before for us... they honoured only Gaia, the Earth mother, but that was before Zeus arrived and us with him. He is your grandfather, my ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Greek Gods

ions. Hesiod recites the beginning of his creation epic in a similar order to the biblical account. Gaia, the primal earth mother comes into being after Chaos (116-117). Then Chaos parthenogenically r ... ht), who then "join in love" to produce their opposites Aither (Brightness) and Hemera (Day). Next, Gaia begins parthenogenically producing. She bears starry Ouranos (Sky), Ourea (Mountains), and the ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


in clothes for the infant Zeus. Cronus thinking it was the newborn baby swallowed the stone. While Gaia had Zeus taken to the safe island of Crete, and in a cave on Mount Dicte. There the Nymphs, Idy ... t out the stone, and his brothers and sisters, is unclear. One version states that with the help of Gaia, they got Cronus to some how regurgitate. Another one states that Zeus received help from Metis ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Archetypal Myths Of Creation

known is the Greek culture and their theory of creation in which Mother Earth is formally known as Gaia and Father Sky is Uranus. This myth sticks strictly to the "Mother Earth, Father Sky" guideline ... Sky is Uranus. This myth sticks strictly to the "Mother Earth, Father Sky" guidelines, stating that Gaia is the original divinity of whom Uranus descends. The two mate and Gaia bears immortal children ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Management in times of change

mup previous arguments.Ontology - world as a fluxIn Greek mythology, the world and the first gods - Gaia and Uranus - emerged out of Chaos.What the Greeks have known for thousands of years is obscure ...

(8 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Admiral Shin and Hiroki Island

l of thoughts and concern of what is happening to his fellow villagers,, “Is this the wrath of Gaia?” he wonders,, “What have we done wrong?”.As he arrives at the temple entrance, ... eplies, angered“Ah, the recent plague that is spreading throughout our village, the curse from Gaia” priest masao replies,, “those who are loyal to the earth-mother have nothing to fear ...

(16 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Deep Ecology

ideas have emerged from the Scientific Community. These ideas are called the Systems Theory and The Gaia Hypothesis."The Systems Theory sees the world in terms of "Systems". Each system is a "whole" t ... al person. A family and a community can both be seen as "systems" where the "parts" are people."The Gaia Hypothesis is similar to the Systems Theory but expanded. The Gaia Hypothesis refers to the pla ...

(3 pages) 33 1 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

business law Intellectual Property (IP)

der Johnny change his website by removing all the features copied from Rochelle's website.Problem 2:Gaia has, without permission to do so, recorded one of her university lectures and posted the record ... the lecture protected by copyright? If it is protected, who owns the copyright, and what rights has Gaia infringed?Can Gaia rely upon the defense of fair dealing?ISSUES:Is the lecture protected by cop ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers