Ponos was the god of hard labour and toil in Greek mythology. He was the son of the goddess of discord, Eris, grandson of Nyx, the goddess of night. His siblings were Horcus, Limos, Algea, the Hysminai, the Makhai, the Phonoi, 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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