Chaos | Greek Mythology

Chaos – The Original Void of Existence

Chaos was the original void of existence (although sometimes described as being a confusing, shapeless entity which was later ordered, creating the cosmos.

Gaea, the Earth, emerged from the Chaos, and gave birth to Ouranos, the Heaven, with whom she bore the first gods, The Titans.

The word is derived from the greek ‘Khaos’, which means “gaping void”.

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