24 May 2011

Νὺξ



Ἐκ Χάεος δ᾽ Ἔρεβός τε μέλαινά τε Νὺξ ἐγένοντο·
Νυκτὸς δ᾽ αὖτ᾽ Αἰθήρ τε καὶ Ἡμέρη ἐξεγένοντο,
οὓς τέκε κυσαμένη Ἐρέβει φιλότητι μιγεῖσα.
 From Chaos came forth Erebus and black Night; 
but of Night were born Aether and Day, 
whom she conceived and bore from union in love with Erebus.

Ἡσίοδος
Hesiod
Grimsvotn
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