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NYX THE GODDESS OF NIGHT
GREEK GODDESSES NYX
NYX THE GODDESS
SONS OF NYX - GREEK MYTHOLOGY
- Moros, who is the personification of luck and destiny;
- Queres, who are Daemones and who are the personification of violent death and fatality;
- Thanatos, who is the personification of death and has a twin brother named Hipnos;
- Hypnos is the personification of drowsiness and the god of sleep, Thanatos' twin brother;
- The Oniros, who were the thousand personifications of dreams;
SONS OF NYX
- Momos, who is the embodiment of sarcasm and irony;
- Oizus, who embodies sadness, anguish and misery;
- Hesperides, which are primitive goddesses and represent spring the spirit of nature's fertility;
- The Moiras, who are the three merciless sisters and goddesses of destiny;
- Nemesis, who personifies divine destiny and vengeance;
- Apáte, who personifies fraud and deception;
- Filotes, who was a Daemon who personified friendship and affection;
- Geras, who is also a Daemon who personifies old age;
- Éris, who was the goddess of discord;
SONS OF NYX
- Lyssa, who is the personification of anger and madness produced by anger;
- Epifron, who is a Daemon who personified prudence, attention and care;
- Hécate (in some versions), who is the goddess of black magic and witchcraft;
- Ether, Primordial God of heaven above heaven and the pure air breathed by the deities;
- The Erínias, which are the three sisters who personify revenge, also known as The Furies;
- Hemera, who is the Primordial Goddess of light;
- Caronte, the boatman from the world of the dead;
- Morpheus, who is the god of dreams.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT NYX AND ITS REPRESENTATIONS
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