Aether

By: pelly*made

Feb 16 2013

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Category: Archives, photos

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Aperture:f/3.1
Focal Length:52.19mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/195 sec
Camera:HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.74)

the material that fills the region of the universe above the terrestrial sphere…

wiki: in Greek mythology, Æthere,  also known as Acmon, is one of the primordial deities, the first-born elementals. His name means “light” in ancient Greek. Aether is the personification and elemental god of “the bright, glowing upper air of heaven – the substance of light”. He embodies the pure upper air that the gods breathe, as opposed to the normal air (Ἀήρ, aer) breathed by mortals. Like Tartarus and Erebus, Aether may have had shrines in Hella, but he had no temples, and it is unlikely that he had a cult

In Hesiod’s Theogony, Aether (Brightness), was the son of Erebus (Darkness) and Nyx (Night), and the brother of Hemera (Day)

According to the poet Alcman, Aether was the father of Ouranos, the god of the sky. While Aether was the personification of the upper air, Ouranos was literally the sky itself, composed of a solid dome of brass…

2 comments on “Aether”

  1. This combination of colours is very appealing. The Coral of the clouds reminds me of all of us grouped together on this beautiful planet.


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