Oizys

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

In Greek mythology, Oizys, Oïzys (/ˈoʊ.ɪ.zɪs/; Ancient Greek: Ὀϊζύς) is the goddess of Misery. She is the daughter of Nyx, the goddess of night and the twin of the god Momos.[1] Her Latin name is Miseria, from which the English word 'misery' is derived.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 214.