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Mythology & Beliefs: Momus
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Momus was god of ridicule.

Momus in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (*Mw=mos), a son of Nyx, is a personification of mockery and censure. (Hes. Th. 214.) Thus he is said to have censured in the man formed by Hephaestus, that a little door had not been left in his breast, so as to enable one to look into his secret thoughts. (Lucian, Hermotim. 20.) Aphrodite alone was, according to him, blameless. (Philostr. Ep. 21.) [L.S] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Momus in Wikipedia Momus or Momos (μῶμος) was in Greek mythology the god of satire, mockery, censure, writers, poets; a spirit of evil- spirited blame and unfair criticism. His name is related to μομφή, meaning 'blame' or 'censure'. He is depicted in classical art as lifting a mask from his face...

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