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Column temple Artemis Ephesos BM Sc1206 n3.jpg
Thanatos as a winged and sword-girt youth. Sculptured marble column drum from the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos, c. 325–300 BC.
Personification of Death
Abode Underworld
Symbol(s) Theta, Poppy, Butterfly, Sword, Inverted Torch
Parents Nyx, Erebus
Siblings Hypnos, Nemesis, Eris, Keres, Oneiroi, and many others

Thanatos is the god of death in Greek mythology. He is the son of Nyx and the twin brother of Hypnos, the god of sleep.

Sigmund Freud, a famous psychologist, used the word in one of his theories.