Earth goddess

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An Earth goddess is a deification of the Earth. Earth goddesses are often associated with the "chthonic" deities of the underworld.[1]

Ki and Ninhursag are Mesopotamian earth goddesses. In Greek mythology, the Earth is personified as Gaia, corresponding to Roman Terra, Indic Prithvi/Bhūmi, etc. traced to an "Earth Mother" complementary to the "Sky Father" in Proto-Indo-European religion. Egyptian mythology exceptionally has a sky goddess and an Earth god.

Other Earth goddesses include:

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  1. ^ "Definition of EARTH GODDESS". www.merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2017-06-20.

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