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In "Greek mythology, the Makhai["pronunciation?] or Machai, Machae ("Greek: Μάχαι, "battles"; singular: Μάχη Machê or Makhê) were the daemons (spirits) of battle and combat, and were sons or daughters of "Eris, siblings to other vicious personifications like the "Hysminai, the "Androktasiai, and the "Phonoi.[1]

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Mythology[edit]

The daemons "Homados (Battle-Noise), "Alala (War-Cry), "Proioxis (Onrush), "Palioxis (Backrush) and "Kydoimos (Confusion)[2] were closely associated with the Makhai.

They were accompanied in battlefields by other deities and spirits associated with war and death, such as "Ares, "Phobos, "Deimos, the "Keres, "Polemos, "Enyo, and their mother Eris.

Popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hesiod, "Theogony 226 ff
  2. ^ "Shield of Heracles 139 ff

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