The Ourea were the protogenoi of mountains. They can also be said as the spirits (Daimones) of the mountains. Ancient Greeks believed that each Ourea were men or women at the side of the mountain they each represented. The mountains were each represented by one Ourea.


  • They are the offspring of Gaea.
  • They are the smaller siblings of Ouranos
  • They were born just after Ouranos 
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