Chronos and Ananke Picture

Chronos was the ancient Greek deity of time, usually depicted as serpentine in form with the head of a man, a lion and a bull. Ananke was his consort, the deity of destiny, necessity and fate, she was depicted as serpentine and together they encircled the world egg until they split it apart. Out of the egg came sky, sea and the earth, and Phanes, the god of procreation and new life, sometimes viewed as the husband or son of Nyx.
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