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Mother’s Day in Ancient Greece – Greek Reporter

Ancient Greeks had a lot of respect for the mother and honored her accordingly as the life-giver, centuries before Mother’s Day was celebrated

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Ancient Greeks had a lot of respect for the mother and honored her accordingly as the life-giver, centuries before Mother’s Day was celebrated in the West.
Mother Earth (Gaia), wife of Uranus, was the personification of nature that gives birth to everything and she was worshipped as the ultimate deity.
Gaia is the ancestral mothersometimes parthenogenicof all life. She is the mother of Uranus (the sky), from whose sexual union she bore…

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