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Nyx (Greek deity)


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    • Νύξ (Greek deity)
    • Nox (Greek deity)
    • نيكس (Greek deity)
    • Nīks (Greek deity)
    • Nikta (Greek deity)
    • Нюкта (Greek deity)
    • Ni︠u︡kta (Greek deity)
    • Никта (Greek deity)
    • Noks (Greek deity)
    • Nyks (Greek deity)
    • Nix (Greek deity)
    • Nikso (Greek deity)
    • Nicte (Greek deity)
    • 닉스 (Greek deity)
    • Niksŭ (Greek deity)
    • Nika (Greek deity)
    • Notte (Greek deity)
    • ניקס (Greek deity)
    • Nikte (Greek deity)
    • Nikstė (Greek deity)
    • Nüx (Greek deity)
    • ニュクス (Greek deity)
    • Nyukusu (Greek deity)
    • Њукта (Greek deity)
    • Njukta (Greek deity)
    • Нікс (Greek deity)
    • 倪克斯 (Greek deity)
    • Nikesi (Greek deity)
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    • found: Salonen, Esa-Pekka. Out of nowhere, 2012:contents (Violin concerto -- Nyx)
    • found: Holub, Joan. Nyx the mysterious, 2017.
    • found: Wikipedia, August 17, 2018(Nyx (Ancient Greek: Νύξ = Nyx; Latin: Nox) is the Greek goddess (or personification) of the night) Arabic page (نيكس = Nīks) Azerbaijani page (Nikta [in roman]; Niks [in roman]) Belarusian page (Нюкта = Ni︠u︡kta) Bulgarian page (Никта = Nikta) Bosnian page (Noks) Breton page (Nyks) Catalan page (Nix or Nyx) Esperanto page (Nikso) Galician page (Nicte) Korean page (닉스 = Niksŭ) Hawaiian page (Nika) Indonesian page (Niks) Italian page (Notte or Nyx) Hebrew page (ניקס = Niḳs) Latvian page (Nikte) Lithuanian page (Niktė or Nikstė) Hungarian page (Nüx) Japanese page (ニュクス = Nyukusu) Polish page (Nyks) Russian page (Нюкта = Ni︠u︡kta) Serbian page (Њукта = Njukta) Finnish page (Nyks) Turkish page (Niks) Ukrainian page (Нікс = Niks) Chinese page (倪克斯 = Nikesi)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, August 17, 2018(Nyx, in Greek mythology, female personification of night; According to Hesiod's Theogony, she was the daughter of Chaos and the mother of numerous primordial powers, including Sleep, Death, the Fates, Nemesis, and Old Age; The Orphic Rhapsodies made her the daughter and successor of Phanes, a creator god)
    • found: The Oxford classical dictionary, 1996(Nyx (Νύξ), personification of night. In Greek mythology she was a great cosmogonical figure, feared and respected even by Zeus. In Hesiod she is born of Chaos and mother of Aether, Hemera, and lesser powers. In the Orphic Rhapsodies she is daughter of Phanes and succeeds to his power. Nyx was primarily a mythographer's goddess, with little cult)
    • found: Theoi Project website, August 17, 2018(Nyx; Greek name: Νυξ; Roman name: Nox; goddess of the night, one of the primordial gods (protogenoi) who emerged as the dawn of creation) - http://www.theoi.com/Protogenos/Nyx.html
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    • 2018-08-17: new
    • 2018-11-08: revised
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