Erebus

Erebus

Erebus

Erebus was one of the primordial deities in Greek mythology, born out of the primeval void, Chaos. It was the personification of the deep darkness and shadows.

Erebus' Family

Erebus was the brother of Gaea (earth), Tartarus (underworld), Eros (love), and Nyx (night). From the union of Erebus and Nyx, various children were produced, including Aether, Hemera (day), Hypnos (sleep), the Moirai (the Fates), Geras (old age) and Thanatos (death).

Erebus' Name

The word Erebus was also used to indicate a region of the Underworld where the dead would go immediately after dying.

See Also: Chaos, Gaea, Tartarus, Eros, Nyx, Moirai

Erebus Q&A

Who was Erebus?

Erebus was one of the primordial deities in Greek mythology, born out of the primeval void, Chaos. It was the personification of the deep darkness and shadows.

Who were the parents of Erebus?

The parent of Erebus was Chaos.

Who were brothers and sisters of Erebus?

Erebus had 4 siblings: Gaea, Tartarus, Eros and Nyx.

Who was the consort of Erebus?

Erebus' consort was Nyx.

How many children did Erebus have?

Erebus had 6 children: Aether, Hemera, Hypnos, The Fates, Geras and Thanatos.

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