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Nyx, a daughter of Chaos, was the primordial goddess of the night in ancient Greek mythology. According to Hesiod's Theogeny, Nyx and her brother Erebus, were the parents of Aether and Hemera. However, on her she gave birth to Apate (Deceit), the Keres (Fates of death), Momos (Blame), Moros (Doom), Oizys (Misery), Oniros (Dreams), Philotes (Friendship), Thanatos (Death), Eris (Strife), Geras (Old Age), Hypnos (Sleep) and Nemesis (Retribution).