Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

THANATOS

Greek Death God

Also known as THANOTOS, THANATUS

Picture of the Greek Death God Thanatos from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: THANOTOS, THANATUS

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Death
Area of expertise: Death

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 308

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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