The other party then claimed the land on the ground that the earth-goddess had proved him to have perjured himself.
The earth-goddess is not banished, but remains as consort of the male divinity.
Arianrhod, wife and sister of Gwydion, is perhaps an earth-goddess, but her significance is obscure.
Her historical connection with the great Asian earth-goddess, the Mother-Goddess, is uncertain.
The earth-goddess Toci or Teteoinnan was regarded as the progenitrix or mother of the gods.
Both μέλαινα and ἐρινύς, according to Farnell, are epithets of Demeter as an earth-goddess of the under-world.
These rites recall our May day observance, and give colour to the earth-goddess theory.
To draw from a child caught unawares the force and the brooding love of an earth-goddess.
She may thus represent the old earth-goddess, whose place the native Dispater gradually usurped.
The Gondhalis are the village priests of Devi, the earth-goddess, who is also frequently the tutelary goddess of the village.