GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

THANATOS

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Greek Death God

Also known as THANOTOS, THANATUS

The deadly God of Death

God of Death? It’s all so morbid. Why can’t we have a God of Death by Chocolate?

But we can soften the blow and call him the God of Everlasting Sleep. That’s much more pleasant, isn’t it? And don’t forget, he may be a God of Death but his mommy NYX loves him just the same.

THANATOS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : THANATOS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Death
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : THANOTOS, THANATUS
Popularity index : 22294
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Article last updated on 09 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "THANATOS: God of Death from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 09 Jan. 2014. Web. 20 August 2014.

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