the primordial deities or Protogenoi as they are sometimes known, are the first gods and goddesses born from the void Creation of chaos , it has been interpreted as either "the gaping void above the Nave created when Earth and Sky are separated from their primordial unity" or "the gaping space below the Earth rests" .
According To Tindrem University Chaos was the first thing to exist: "at first Chaos came to be" (or was) but next (possibly out of Chaos) Unambiguously "born" from Chaos were The 8 Primordial Deities : "Erebus , Nave , Crepitea , Skadi , Pontos , Sunna , Maal , Thalassa" ... Primal Chaos was sometimes said to be the true foundation of reality , The notion of the temporal infinity was familiar to the Mortal mind from remote antiquity in the religious conception of immortality This idea of the divine as an origin influenced the first Mortal philosophers , The main object of the first efforts to explain the world remained the description of its growth , from a beginning Mortals believed that the world arose out from a primal unity, and that this substance was the permanent base of all its being that the origin is aepeirona (the unlimited) , a divine and perpetual substance less definite than the common elements , Everything is generated from aepeirona , and must return there according to necessity, Mortals used to worship Them as Gods and Named The Planets of our Solar system to them after known as" the 8 Pantheons " is intimately tied to the solar system that Nave exists in The "Pantheon" are the Tindremene gods
According to a Scripted Text Preserved in the Archives of Tindrem University Mortal Realm Was Created From The Meeting of both Nave and Erebus :
"At the beginning there was only Chaos, Night, dark Erebus, and deep Maal , Nave , the air and heaven had no existence . Firstly, blackwinged Night laid a gormless egg in the bosom of the infinite deeps of Chaos , and from this , after the revolution of long ages , sprang the graceful Nave with her glittering golden wings, swift as the whirlwinds of the tempest. she mated Erebus in deep Maal with dark Chaos, winged like herself, and thus hatched forth our race , which was the first to see the light , That of the mortals did not exist until Nave had brought together all the ingredients of the world, and from their marriage Heaven, Ocean, Earth and the imperishable race of blessed gods sprang into being. Thus our origin is very much older than that of the dwellers in Sunna . We are the offspring of Nave there are a thousand proofs to show it.We have The Power and we lend assistance to others . How many handsome youths, who had sworn to remain insensible, have opened their thighs because of our power and have yielded themselves to their lovers when almost at the end of their youth, being led away by the gift of Nave"
Who is Erebus ? :
Erebus /ˈɛrɪbəs, əb also ErebosἜρεβος, Érebos, "deep darkness, shadow] or "covered , was often conceived as a primordial deity , representing the personification of darkness for instance Mortals identifies him as one of the first five beings in existence, born of Chaos , The perceived meaning of Erebus is "darkness"; the first recorded instance of it was "place of darkness between Nave and Maal , The name Ἔρεβος itself originates from iegʷ-es/os- "darkness".
According To The Legends Erebus is the offspring of Chaos, and brother to Maal , "From Chaos came forth Erebus and black Night Maal ; but of Night were born Dawn and Day Nave , whom she conceived and bore from union in love with Erebus "
Erebus features little in mythological tradition and literature, but is said to have fathered several other deities with Nave , depending on the source of the mythology, this union includes Pontos and Thalassa .
in Shinarian Literature the name Erebus is also used as a region of the Eather World where the dead pass immediately after dying .
Maal is a Primordial Deities , a goddess (or personification) of the night. A shadowy figure, Maal stood at or near the beginning of creation and mothered other personified deities such as Nave (Dawn and Day) and Crepitea (Death),She is sister with Erebus (Darkness) a Direct Born of Chaos . She is the Great Grandma of Pontos & Thalassa Her appearances are sparse in surviving mythology, but reveal her as a figure of such exceptional power and beauty that she is feared by Sunna herself.
in The Mortal Mythology Maal is born of Chaos With Erebus (Darkness), Maal gives birth to Nave (Brightness Day , Dawn ) Later after Nave and Erebus union and Brought Life To Mortal Realm , on her own, Maal gives birth to Crepitea (Doom , Destiny , Destruction, Death , Fate , Retribution), and Skadi (Sleep , Dreams , Blame , Pain, Distress , Indignation, Deceit ) .
In his description of Chaos , locates there the home of Maal and the homes of her children Crepitea and Skadi , Mortals says further that Maal daughter Nave (Day) left just as Maal (Night) entered it; continuing cyclical, when Nave returned, Maal left , There was no known temple dedicated to Maal, but statues are known to have been made of her and a few cult practices of her are mentioned, According to Scholars , she had an oracle on the acropolis at Old Tindrem :
"When you have ascended the citadel [of Rich District] , you see a temple , a sanctuary built to Sunna (she who turns men to love), an oracle called that of Maal (Night) and a temples of Sunna, Skadi ( Dusty) without a roof " .
More often, Maal was worshipped in the background of other cults , Thus there was a statue called "Night" in the Temple of Sunna The Tindremic , and a cult of Sleep and Death, conceived of as twins Cult titles composed of compounds of Maal - are attested for several deities, most notably Name were Caducus and Tricapitions "who loves the whole night" , authors mentioned cult practices and wrote hymns in her honor .
Nave is The Day") was the personification of day and one of the primordial deities , She is the goddess of the Day Light , Dawn and daytime and, according to Mortal Legends She is The Daughter of Maal and The Wife of Erebus , she was the female counterpart of her brother and consort, Who ended before his time ? (Light), but neither of them figured actively in myth or cult, her children From Erebus are Pontos & Thalassa , Legends Stated that When" she mated Erebus in deep Maal with dark Chaos, winged like herself, and thus hatched forth our race , which was the first to see the light , That of the mortals did not exist until Nave had brought together all the ingredients of the world, and from their marriage Heaven, Ocean, Earth and the imperishable race of blessed gods sprang into being " Which means Nave / Erebus By Law of Nature is The Direct Creator of Mortal Realm Thus Make Nave Our Mother .
Nave Had been presented - Adopted By many other Cultures " Somaku and migii For khurite " and " Mara For Sarducaans and Nords " there was a Temple Dedicated to her inside Shinaria Sunken Kingdom but now its a Ruin .
Nave is Descried as a Mighty Female Goddess With glittering golden wings swift as the whirlwinds of the tempest Who Carries The Power of Light and Life in Her Hands Some Say She is the opposite Power of Maal " her Mother " and Equal Power To Erebus .
Pontus and Thalassa :
Pontus (/ˈpɒntəs/; Πόντος, Póntos, "Sea") was an ancient Primordial Deity sea-god, one of the 8 Deities born From Chaos , Pontus was Nave and Erebus son Same as Thalassa ,Pontus seems little more than a personification of the sea he fathered all sea life , He Was Married To His Sister Thalassa and Both of The Royal couple Ruled Over The Sea , Rain and Water There offspring's According To The Legends were "Storm giants and Mermaids , Aphrodite "Not Much is Known about Him unfortunately, Thus Some Scholars Found that In a Shinarian sculpture of the 7th century B.C, Pontus, rising from seaweed, grasps a rudder with his right hand and leans on the prow of a ship. He wears a mural crown, and accompanies Fortuna, whose draperies appear at the left, as twin patron deities of the Coral Sea Port in Sidoia .
Thalassa (/θəˈlæsə : Θάλασσα, "sea") was the Goddess of the sea and Warfare Thalassa is clearly connected to seas and many examples Prove That theory in Mortal Realm , such as"Thalassa Snakes"and the "Mouth of Thalassa" existing on the old map Its also be mentioned that the "Flow of Pontos" is on this map next to a similar symbol , She is Described As the Daughter of Nave and Erebus , With her male counterpart Pontus, she spawned the storm gods and the tribes of fish , fables were devoted to her by Shinarians and she was depicted in both artistic and literary works For Long Time .
Skadi In Nordic mythology, Skaði (sometimes anglicized as Skadi, Skade, or Skathi) is a jötunn and goddess (Sleep , Dreams , Skys , Blame , Pain, Distress , Indignation, Deceit ) and one of The Nine . associated with bowhunting, skiing, winter, and mountains. Skaði is attested in the Poetic Edda, She is The Daughter of Maal and Wife of Crepitea Toghter They Produces Sunna , Skaði is alternately referred to as Öndurguð (Old Norse 'ski god') and Öndurdís (Old Nordic 'ski dís') , The etymology of the name Skaði is uncertain, but may be connected with the original form of NordVeld Some place names in NordVeld refer to Skaði. Scholars have theorized a potential connection between Skaði and the god Erebus , and that Nordveld may be related to the name Skaði (potentially meaning 'Skaði's island') or the name may be connected to an Old Nordic noun meaning 'harm'. Skaði has inspired various works of art For Example There is a Stanza Between Skadi and Her Husband Crepitea in Kallard Literature its starts When Crepitea Says :
"Hateful for me are the mountains,
I was not long there,only nine nights.
The howling of the wolves
sounded ugly to me
after the song of the swans."
Skadi Responds :
"Sleep I could not
on the sea beds
for the screeching of the bird.
That gull wakes me
when from the wide sea
he comes each morning."
Direct Son of Maal ,Has No Father , Brother To Nave and Husband and Brother of Skadi , Father To Sunna he is a Norse God of (Doom , Destiny , Destruction, Death , Fate , Retribution) Some Would Call Him god of wars and Fights To Come , Born in the Chaos also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Mortals , He was second in importance only to Maal and he was the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Kallard army , Most of his festivals and Military Vectors were held in His name , he often represents the physical or violent and untamed aspect of war, in contrast to his sister, An association with endows places and objects with a savage, dangerous, or militarized quality, His value as a war god is placed in doubt: during the Wars of Tindrem , Although he received occasional sacrifice from armies going to war, the god had a formal temple and cult at only a few sites in NordVeld , Till This Day The Fighter and Warriors of Nordveld Pray and offer Sacrifices in his Name as a Part of 2000 years Ritual though he isnt Worhsiped Wildly like before .
in Legends The God of Death and Retribution Crepitea Grow anger and Despute From The Shinarians Who Neglected Him and Worshiped His Uncle "Erebus" , and His Son and Daughter Thalassa , Pontus God and Goddess of seas and Navy Warfare as There Main Gods , He Decide To Humiliate The Shinarians and Avenge For his Pride , after All isn't he The God of Retribution! , Crepitea Search The Lands For The Best Capable Warriors Who Will Fight in His Name So May his Influence Grow Stronger , He Find His Need in The Men of NordVeld a fierce proud warriors. The Kallard warriors who value their fierce independence, are hardy in the thankless severity of their lands, and are comfortable with appalling violence as a daily occurrence , They Had a Bad Blood with The Shinarians Which Would Make Them The Perfect Tools To Execute Crepitea Revenge , He Approaches Them and Bestow His Gift and Power Upon There Race So " They may Never Know Fear of Death or Destiny and there Hands Bring Doom and Destruction to There Foes " Crepitea Lead The Hords of Men To Append The Worst Defeat on The shinarians
and For-fill His Retribution .
Sól ( "Love , Sun") or Sunna is The Last of 8 of Primordial Deities Godess To Sun , Love , Friendship , Honor and Justice , Daughter of Crepitea and Skadi is the Sun personified in Nordic mythology Just Like Her Mother skadi Skadi (Sleep , Dreams , Blame , Pain, Distress , Indignation, Deceit ) . and Her Father Crepitea (Doom , Destiny , Destruction, Death , Fate , Retribution) , Sól is attested in the Poetic Edda from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in Kallard Language , In both the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda she is described as the Shinny Example of Rightness and Justice , Honor and Kindness at times referred to as " Álfröðull ", and is foretold to be killed by a monstrous wolf during the events of a Great Battle , though beforehand she will have given birth to a daughter who continues her mother's course through the heavens. In the Prose Edda, she is additionally described as Young Youth in Love with a Man and Married before her Death ,Sól appears throughout Old Norde literature.
Scholars have produced theories about the development of the goddess From Immortality To Mortality Scholars have proposed that Sól, as a goddess, may represent an extension of an earlier deity Like The Edda Stated :
"The sun from the south, the moon's companion,
her right hand cast about the heavenly horses.T
he sun knew not where she a dwelling had,
the moon know not what power he possessed,
the stars knew not where they had a station "
While these are the first 8 gods of Chaos are generally agreed upon , there are others that tend to be lumped in with the primordial gods , The most important of these is probably Umbra who is both a primordial god and who will later become known as a prison for monsters, There are, though, a number of other primordial concepts that are usually added to this list , A few of them include Zelua "The Aspect peac" , Caerus , and Some times The Norse God Camulos , Depending on which mythology you choose to read, there may be dozens of others concepts added to the list of primordial gods.
More important than who these gods were to the Mortals is what they represented, These were the gods that represented the big concepts from the beginning of time, the gods that laid the foundations for all of the other gods.
Gods and Goddess Story's Had The Creates influence on Mortal Cultures Specially The Kallardian and There 3 Notable Gods and Goddess , A spiritual relationship existed between the Kallard and the life-force of breathing, which is associated with the Goddess of The Sun " Sol , Sunna" and Her Mother " Skadi " They believe That When Sunna Associated With The Goddess Skadi They gave Men the ability to speak and Express .
The Kallard have another Deity That Influenced There Life Style and Culture its The Famous Crepitea its believed That back in The old Days of Mortals The God of Death and Retribution Crepitea Grown Upset From The Shinarians Who Neglected Him and Worshiped Erebus , Thalassa , Pontus as There Main Gods , He Decided To Avenge from The Shinarians and For That he Decided To Launch a Great War , But Wars need Men and Not just any kind of Men , Wars Need Men who Can Endure The Battle Heat and Most of All To Fight in his Name So his Influence May Grow Stronger , So Crepitea Searched in All The Realm of Men Till he Found Men Who had a natural resistance to the Cold which evolved due to their settlement in the northern, colder reaches of NordVeld , Men who had prowess as warriors , The Kallard , With No Hesitation Crepitea Approached Them and Bestow His Gift upon Them , Leading There Armies Across The Frozen Deserts of Nordveld Towards Victory and Honor , They Fought in his name and Dishonored The Shinarians For The Honor of Crepitea and Thus Crepitea Wishes were True , After that Crepita was worshiped as There God Side to His Wife Skadi nad There Daughter " Sunna "who was born Later , Those Story's Shaped The Hearts and Minds of The Kallardian individuals and Characters and their political climate that become as shifting and dangerous as the winds , There Eagerness to augment their martial skills beyond the traditional methods of Nordveld they excel in all manner of traditional warfare. Kallard culture centers on the quest for honor and glory To Honor There Gods , with emphasis also on the family and community , Kallardian see themselves as eternal Soldiers and invaders of Crepitea, and even when they conquer and rule another people; they feel no kinship with them , Coming from a warlike culture, they believe that an honorable death in battle will grant them entrance into The Heavens and The Satisfaction of Crepitea .
When you see the primordial gods in The Mortal tales, they usually exist as either the gods that are somehow greater in scope than the actual gods " Nave " or as the gods that gave birth to the other gods " Maal " These are the gods that are even less connected to humanity than their Mortal counterparts, usually having no interaction with Men - Mer Race at all , The primordial gods are a group of gods that help to lay the foundation for what will come next in the Mortal world. As concepts, they’re too big to make human. Instead, they help to give birth to the things that are more easily understood and provide the background for stories that have a great impact on the lives of those who followed the ancient religions , Even Though they don’t play a large role in the ancient tales, they nonetheless are what most of these stories are built upon .
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