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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.

Peter Nicolai Arbo - Natten - Nasjonalmuseet - NG.M.03666
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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