Hypnos the son of Nyx ("The Night")


Code art.: 9185
Price: 650,00 €

In the Greek Mythology, Hypnos is the son of Nyx ("The Night") and Erebus ("The Darkness"). His brother is Thanatos ("Death"), both siblings live in the underworld (Hades) or in Erebus, another valley of the Greek underworld. According to rumors, Hypnos lives in a big cave, which the river Lethe ("Forgetfulness") comes from and where night and day meet. His bed is made of ebony, on the entrance of the cave grow a number of poppies and other hypnotic plants. No light and no sound would ever enter his grotto, so that he may not be awakened by the creaking of hinges. According to Homer, he lives on the island Lemnos, which later on has been claimed to be his very own dream-island. His children Morpheus ("Shape"), Phobetor ("Fear") and Phantasos ("Imagination, Phantasy") are the gods of the dream. It is claimed that he has many more children, which are also Oneiroi. He is said to be a calm and gentle God, as he helps humans in need and, due to their sleep, owns half of their lives.


Sizes and weight are referred in Inches and Pounds
Width: 11.81
Height: 11.81
Depth: 6.3
Weight: 8.82
Manufacturing: Italiana
Material: Gesso

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