Afterwards as a modification, or rather a development, of the earth-mother, we have the goddesses of fertility.
Two were blue like the sky and two dun-red like the flesh of the earth-mother.
Among the native races of America the earth-mother is one of the great personages of mythology.
The earth itself they designated Pachacamama, or 'earth-mother'.
Wishing for that whereby thou hast being, I shall go forth from here prayerfully upon the trails of my earth-mother.
One of these names, Sirŏna, probably meant the long-lived one, and was applied to the earth-mother.
These were the wood-nymphs, daughters of the earth-mother, who came every night to hold their dances, in the forest.
The story states, “Warm is the earth-mother and cold the Sky-father, even as woman is warm and man is cold.”
Demeter (from Ge-meter, earth-mother) was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea.
An Earth-god would take the place of the earth-mother, or stand as her consort or son.
1904, folkloric spirit of the earth, conceived as sensual, maternal; a translation of German erdmutter.