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Chaos was the nothingness at the beginning of the world, described in the creation myths of Classical mythology. It was the state the universe (or cosmos) was in before it was created. Because early Christians did not understand how to use the word "chaos" properly, the word's meaning changed to "disorder" or random and not normal. It is the opposite of order.
- Gaia, the Earth
- Tartarus, the Underworld
- Uranus, Sky
- Nyx, the Night
- Erebos, the Darkness of the Underworld
- "Primeval Gods of Greek Mythology". theoi.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.theoi.com/greek-mythology/primeval-gods.html. Retrieved 16 June 2011.