With her brother Erebus, Nyx bore Aether (upper air) and Hemera (Day). She also bore Moros (Doom), Thanatos (Death), Hypnos (Sleep), Charon and Nemesis (Retribution) and the Fates (Moraie).
Nyx was sometimes seen as a winged Goddess. Her wings were dark and shadowy, and she was called "Swift Night". Later, she became the personification of the night and was its Goddess. She was revered for Her ocular powers, and Her realm was in a cave in the far was. She was portrayed as a young women dressed in a star covered gown. Her attribute is a reversed torch.
She is associated with the night; the color black; eggs and birth. Nyx is a good Goddess for you to call forth when you need to reclaim your awareness of your original essential nature.
"BLACK-WINGED NIGHT,"INTO THE BOSOM OF THE REBUS DARK AND DEEP,"LAID A WIND-BORN EGG, AND AS THE SEASONS ROLLED"FOR SPRANG LOVE, THE LONGED FOR,"SHING WITH WINGS OF GOLD."--ARISTOPHANES
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