Nyx

Nyx

Nyx :: Goddess of the Night

Nyx was a primordial deity in Greek mythology that preceded the Titans and the Olympians, and was the personification of the night.

Nyx's Family

She was the daughter of Chaos, out of which all creation originated, and the sister of Erebus, Gaea and Tartarus. She was married to Erebus and had a number of children, including Nemesis (retribution), Hypnos (sleep), Thanatos (death), Geras (old age), Eris (strife) and Charon (the boatman who brought the souls of the dead to the gates of the underworld).

Nyx's Home

According to Hesiod, Nyx's home was in Tartarus, along with her children Hypnos and Thanatos.

See Also: Chaos, Erebus, Gaea, Tartarus

Nyx Q&A

Who was Nyx?

Nyx was a primordial deity in Greek mythology that preceded the Titans and the Olympians, and was the personification of the night. Nyx's Family She was the daughter of Chaos, out of which all creation originated, and the sister of Erebus, Gaea and Tartarus.

Who were the parents of Nyx?

The parent of Nyx was Chaos.

Who were brothers and sisters of Nyx?

Nyx had 3 siblings: Erebus, Gaea and Tartarus.

Who was the consort of Nyx?

Nyx's consort was Erebus.

How many children did Nyx have?

Nyx had 6 children: Nemesis, Hypnos, Thanatos, Geras, Eris and Charon.

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