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Morpheus

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Name:
Morpheus
God of:
Dreams
Title:
Leader of The Oneiroi
Symbols:
Poppy
Weapons/Items:
Wings
Roman Name:
Morpheus or sometimes Somnia
Consorts:
Children:
No information
Siblings:
Parents:
Hypnos & Pasithea

Morpheus is the Greek God of dreams.

Myths

Morpheus is the son of Hypnos and the eldest of the Oneiroi triplets. His appearance is one of a daemon, however, he took human form when entering dreams.

Trivia

  • The drug morphine was named after him.
  • He is also known as the Sand Man.
  • He maintained the same name in Roman mythology, however his species were called Somnia and they were sons of Hypnos (Somnus in roman) instead of Nyx.
  • Morpheus appears to be the strongest of the Oneiroi.
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