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Hellenic Mythology - Nyx - Parthenogenesis

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HELLENIC MYTHOLOGY --- NYX

In Greek mythology, Nyx (Νύξ, "night", Nox in Roman translation) was the primordial goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation, and was the mother of personified gods such as Hypnos (sleep) and Thánatos (death). Her appearances in mythology are sparse, but reveal her as a figure of exceptional power and beauty. Homer also named her the subduer of Gods and Men and relates that even Zeus himself stood in awe of her. In the Ancient Cosmogenies she was one of the first created beings for she is described as the daughter of Chaos and sister of Erebus.
By Parthenogenesis (Virgin Birth) she created many beings, some of which are:
Eris: Goddess of Strife or Spite.
Nemesis: Goddess of Retribution.
Moros: God of Doom.
Oizys: Goddess of Misery.
Momos: God of Blame, Mockery.
Hypnos: God of Sleep.
Thanatos: God of Death.
Geras: God of Old Age.
The Keres: The Fates of Death.


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Enlightened Thought: Its been a while since my last Nyx.. She needed an update. Please Enjoy!
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ladyblackbird13Hobbyist General Artist
WELL DONE!!! ^^ :icongoodjobplz:
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Can i use your Old nyx Picture for my Soundcloud Song Cover ? :)
I will mention in Track info that this picture is drawn by you +
is it ok ? =)
Would be nice
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Sure, go ahead ^_^
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Ok thank you very much :)

But I just ned apart of it for my back ground
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brittany091189Student Photographer
Awesome! I love it
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! It always feels wonderful when someone loves my drawings. :D
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Each of your renditions of Nyx has gotten more detailed and beautiful. She's utterly breathtaking.
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I am currently thinking of a new Nyx project, I wonder how it would compare to my old ones. XD
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This probably has to be the best depiction of Nyx I've ever seen.  She seems so serene, neither benevolent or malevolent.  And her wings and dress create a curtain of night so well.  Then all of her children listed here have such personality.
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I am glad you like her, I based her off the ancient descriptions. And she is not good or bad really, shes a neutral being. ^_^
I think I might be making a newer version of her soon... But there's just so many I have half-finished at the moment! :O
Thank you for your lovely comment. :)
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MirkhasStudent Writer
Im greek and this is awesome
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
^_^
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Absolutely beautiful! The colours are stunning.
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Fabulous :aww:
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AnusetHobbyist Writer
Wonderful work you really did Nyx justice and also liked that you included in your description also a few of her children's names.
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
I can never honor her enough, shes so beautiful...
But I shall keep trying. :)
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AnusetHobbyist Writer
She turly is one of the most beautiful, beside being the perfect example of a goddess/mother goddess.
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Amazing@!!!!@!!
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Toxic-Love-97Student Photographer
AMAZING! my favorite Nyx piece ever!
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for your lovely comment :)
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PercyJacksonFan56Student General Artist
Amazing. Also I enjoyed the history, Nyx has always been one of my favorites in greeak mythology!
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EmanuellaKozasHobbyist Digital Artist
Mine too, she's my favorite along with Dionysus.
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WhileyDunsmoreArtProfessional Traditional Artist
Long time no hear my friend. Stunning work well done.
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