Winds of Olympus

Nyx
Roman Name: Nox
 
Powers: night
Parents: Chaos
Siblings: Erebus, Gaia, Tartarus
Spouse: Erebus
Children: Hemera (Day), Aether (Night),

                 Thanatos (Death), Hypnos (Sleep),

                 Moros (Doom), Nemesis (Retribution),

                 Oizys (Pain), Momos (Sarcasm),

                 Eris (Strife), the Keres (Female spirits of                                    death), Geras (Old Age), Oneiroi (Dreams)

  • Had such exceptional beauty and powers that she was feared by Zeus himself.
  • A veil of dark mist was drawn from the Underworld to blot out the light.
  • Her home was in Tartarus.
  • Mother of everything mysterious and inexplicable.
  • Portrayed as a beautiful woman in dark robes with a long veil.
  • She is accompanied by the stars which follow in her train.
  • Her chariot is drawn by two black horses.