Penthus

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In Greek mythology, Penthus /ˈpɛnθəs/ was the personification of grief.[1] When Zeus began passing out domains to the various gods, Penthus was not there. As such, Penthus received the one domain no one wanted: grief and sadness. It is believed that he likes to torment the same individuals; he favors those who weep for the dead.

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  1. ^ "Penthus". Encyclopedia Mythica. 3 March 1997.