The Phonoi were the personifications of murder and killing in Greek mythology, sons of the goddess of strife Eris. They were responsible for the violent deaths and murders that happened outside the battlefield. They had numerous siblings, including Horcus, Ponos, Algea, the Hysminai, the Makhai, Limos, the Androktasiai, the Neikea, the Pseudologoi, the Amphilogiai, Dysnomia, Ate, and Lethe. They were all personifications of wrong doings or negative situations, such as pain, fights, murder, lies and forgetfulness.
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