Greek - The god of sleep. Son of Erebus and Nyx. Brother of Thanatos. Husband of Pasithea, some say. Father of Icelus, Morpheus and Phantasus or of Morpheus, Phoebetus and Phantasus. He lives in the underworld during the hours of daylight and, in some accounts, is envisaged as a night-bird. Referred to as Hypnus, Hupnos, Hupnos, Hypnos, Hypnos, Somnus, Somnus, Greek Hupnus, Roman Somnus or Roman Somnus.

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