Somnus

Somnus. Lord of Sleep, is the insomniac’s spirit. The word insomnia derives from his name. Soporific, meaning “something that causes sleep,” derives from another of his names, Sopor. He is identified with Hypnos, Greek Lord of Sleep.

Also known as:

Somnos; Sopor

Origin:

Italy

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SOURCE:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by :Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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