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Helen and Paris of Troy by Jacques-Louis David. Helen's temptation by Paris lead to the the Fall of Trojan. Paris was a spoiled child that thought he could have whatever he wanted, even another man's wife.

Nyx is the Greek goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation. Her appearances in mythology are sparse, but reveal her as a figure of exceptional power and beauty. She is found in the shadows of the world and only ever seen in glimpses. In Hesiod’s Theogony, Nyx is born of Chaos.

Valens' legions marched onto the plains of Adrianople to face the Gothic horde

Erebus (Greek): The offspring of Chaos, brother & husband to Nyx their union produced Aether, Hemera, the Hesperides, Hypnos, the Moirai, Geras, Styx, Charon, and Thanatos. Conceived as a primordial deity, representing the personification of darkness. His name is also used as a region of the Greek underworld where the dead pass immediately after dying, a place of darkness between earth and Hades.

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