Ancient Greek cosmogonies & cosmologies

The ancient Greeks were amongst the first people to have asked questions about the origins of the world without recourse to religious explanations - and to have recorded the answers.

Here are some of those answers, as well as the mythological schemes which often served as their basis.

Mythology

Hesiod.

Creation according to Hesiod's Theogony.

Hesiod & the Muse.

Hesiod's five ages of man.

Thetis.

Alcman's cosmogony: Thetis as prime mover?.

Philosophy

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