Hemera (Greek Ἡμέρα ) In Greek mythology, the personification of the day.

Hemera, according to Hesiod is the daughter of Erebus and Nyx ( " night "). However, according to Hyginus Mythographus it comes from along with the Nyx from the chaos and gives birth to the Aether children Gaia, Uranus and Thalassa. Cicero called as a child only to Uranus, with Aether and Eros are brothers of Hemera. Bacchylides finally called Hemera a child of Kronos and Nyx.

It rises every morning from the underworld, Hades, Up where she has a chamber, which is then supplied by the night, leaving the upper world on the other side.

Hemera is also identified with Eos, the dawn.