Sunday, 31 August 2014


In Greek mythology, Apate was the spirit of deceit, guile, fraud and deception. Apate was described as the daughter of Nyx, the night goddess, without any father. In some versions Apate was described as the daughter of Erebus, the god of darkness and Nyx. Apate male counterpart was Dolos the spirit or god of trickery and wiles. Apate opposite number was Aletheia the spirit of truth. Apate was also described as a companion of the Pseudologoi (Lies).

    In some versions, Apate was described as one of the evil spirits released from Pandora's box.


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