Endless List of Splendid Ladies: Mythology Nyx Born of chaos, belonging to darkness, she is beautiful and terrible and feared by all. There is nothing more mysterious or more terrible or more glorious than the night
Psyche was a princess whose beauty made Aphrodite jealous. Aphrodite commanded Eros to make Psyche fall in love with a hideous man, but the god himself fell in love with her. Eros hid his true identity and commanded Psyche never to look at him. She was tricked into looking at him and he abandoned her. In despair she searched the world for him. Aphrodite commanded Psyche to perform a series of difficult labours which ended in a journey to the Underworld. In the end Psyche was reunited with…
The Children of Nyx: In Hesiod’s Theogony, Nyx, the personification of night, was born of Chaos at the dawn of time, along with five other primordial beings. One of her siblings, Erebos, the personification of darkness, became her consort and together they created Aether and Hemera, respectively the personifications of brightness and day. On her own, Nyx gave birth to more children: Moros (Destiny), Hypnos and Thanatos (Sleep and Peaceful Death), ...
In Greek mythology, Asteria ("of the stars", "starry one") is the Titan goddess of falling stars, oracles and prophecies of night, including prophetic dreams, the reading of the stars (astrology) and necromancy. Asteria was the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe and sister of Leto. According to Hesiod, Asteria had a daughter, Hecate, by Perses.
Morgana le Fay. She is skilled in necromancy and the ancient art of shape shifting, able to be whatever she desires. She soars through the night on raven’s wings, landing silently in your dreams to work her dark enchantments. Well versed in star craft and arcane healing powers (with knowledge gleaned from Merlin himself), she is the mistress of the mystical arts of sexuality and high magic.
GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME ® MINOR DEITIES & TITANS 12/30 ∟Michael Fassbender as C R O N O S In the classic and most well known version of Greek mythology, Cronos was the leader and the youngest of the first generation of Titans. He overthrew his father Uranus and ruled during the mythological Golden Age, until he was overthrown by his own son Zeus and imprisoned in Tartarus. Cronos was usually depicted with a sickle, which was the instrument he used to castrate and depose Uranus.
Circe goddess of magic witch, enchantress or sorceress, described in Homer's Odyssey as "The loveliest of all immortals". Having murdered her husband, the prince of Colchis, she was expelled by her subjects and placed by her father on the solitary island of Aeaea. (art: Lady Hamilton as Circe by George Romney)