Eurynome and Ophion

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  • Eurynome and Ophion, the Creation of the Universe
     
    "The Goddess of All Things" arose naked from Chaos to part sea from sky so that she could dance upon the waves. Catching the north wind at her back and, rubbing it between her hands, she warms the pneuma and generates the serpent Ophion, who mates with her. In the form of a dove upon the waves, she lays the Cosmic Egg and bids Ophion to incubate it by coiling seven times consecutively until it splits and hatches all things that exist.
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