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  1. the Roman goddess of the nightGreek counterpart: Nyx
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Historical Examples of nox

  • Nox was the daughter of Chaos, and sister of Erebus and Mors.

    1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described

    Edward S. Ellis

  • And when enounced its sound is not unlike the chanting of a Nox Irae.


    James Huneker

  • Som´nus.God of sleep;the child of Nox, and twin brother of Mors, 208-212.

  • Nox, the Latin for "night," and the name of the "goddess of night."

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • I must tell you that Benjy did not like Nox, and with very good reason.

    The Story Hour

    Nora A. Smith