Drawing by Rei Inamoto depicting the Roman god Uranus.
Uranus personifies the starry sky in the evening.
In the creation myth of the Greeks, Uranus came forth
spontaneously from Earth (personified as the goddess
Gaea herself came spontaneously into being out of Chaos,
which preceded all things.
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