Keres

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κῆρες (Kêres, literally Death Spirits, Doom, Heart).

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Keres

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddesses of death, (specifically cruel and violent deaths, including death in battle, by accident, murder or ravaging disease); they numbered in the thousands and were the daughters of Nyx and Erebus, and the sisters of Thanatos and Hypnos. Their Roman counterparts were the Letum or the Tenebrae.

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