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Nótt (Old Norse "night") is a personification of the night in the Norse mythology. A goddess similar to her, but in Greek mythology, is Nyx.

Nott painting
Peter Nicolai Arbo made this picture of the goddess Nótt with her son.

Nótt is called "night" by mankind, "darkness" by the gods, "unlight" by jötnar, "joy-of-sleep" by the elves. She is black and swarthy, a daughter of the giant Narfi. She had three husbands:

She has three children:

Her horse is Hrímfaxi.

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