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Noctisque deos, as in the invocation of Medea already referred to, VII. 192-8. The expression is to be understood of the children of Nox, according to Theog. 211-25: “Νὺξ δ᾽ ἔτεκε στυγερόν τε Μόρον καὶ Κῆρα μέλαιναν καὶ Θάνατον, τέκε δ᾽ ῾Ύπνον, ἔτικτε δὲ φῦλον Ὀνείρων.”Cf. the similar list of the children of Erebus and Nox in Cic. de nat. deor. III. 17.Ereboque Chaoque, ‘from Erebus and Chaos,’ R. § 509.
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