Earth Mothers and Rebellious Sons – Creation Part 3: Crash Course Mythology #4

So, we’re still talking about sex this week, but we’re talking about Earth Mothers and their children. We’ll start with Gaia, and her son Kronos, who had a classic childhood rebellion, and castrated his father. We’ll also get into Kronos’s son Zeus, who would go on to dethrone his father. We’ll talk about Norse mythology, too, and look at the family that created the world, and worked together to make people.

Sources:
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James E. Lovelock – https://www.amazon.com/Gaia-New-Look-Life-Earth/dp/0192862189

Fee and Leeming. “Gods, Heroes, and Kings: the Battle for Mythic Britain.” Quoted in Leeming, The World of Myth. Oxford U. Press 2014 pp. 32-33. – https://www.amazon.com/World-Myth-David-Adams-Leeming/dp/1522694676

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