Somnus: The Personification of Sleep

Somus Roman god of sleep

Even as a fan of Greco-Roman mythology, you may be forgiven for never having heard the name of Somnus. One of the more obscure deities in Greco-Roman mythology, Somnus or Hypnos (as was his Greek name) is the shadowy Roman god of sleep.¬† Indeed, he was considered the personification of sleep by the ancient Greeks …

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