- Herbert Jennings Rose
ExtractAither (Αἰθήρ), personification of the purer upper stratum of air (approximately the stratosphere), next to or identical with the sky; son of Erebus and Night (see nyx) (Hes., Theog. 124–5); of *Chaos and Darkness (Hyg. Fab. pref. I); husband of Day and of Earth (ibid. 2–3). See also tartarus.
- Greek Myth and Religion