“In the beginning there was the Night, a goddess in front of whom even Zeus felt a holy fear (…) it had appearance of a black-winged bird.
Fertilized by the wind, the night deposed her silver egg in the immense womb of the darkness.
From the egg popped out the son of the wind, a god with golden wings, called Eros, god of love; this, however, one only – the cutest – of the many names attributed to this god; the others we know have a scholarly sound, but they express only individual events of this ancient tale.
Under the name “Protogonos” he was shown as “first born” among all the gods, with that of Phanes (FANO) it was with great precision alluded at what God had done just born from the egg; he had unearthed and shown how much up to that moment was hidden in the silver egg, that is the whole world.
Above, a concavity: Heaven; below: the rest”