Recently I have been trying to use the epithets for the Hellenistic Divinities. I Have found several for most of the gods I work with, but not too long ago I was called by Erebos to write about my workings with him.
Because of the lack of Non-UPG out there regarding this particular God, I am having a very difficult time finding any epithets that were used for him. I wanted to make one, but have little understanding of Ancient Greek. I was hoping someone with the language experience would be willing to help me.
Also, if anyone has any information regarding this particular God, I would love to read it. I have been following him for a while, but he's never talked about much in the myths. All I've
been able to find on him so far is in cosmogonies.
There are very few mentions of Erebus/Erebos/Scotus in the classical texts on which we base Greek Lore and Hellenic practices. So incorporating Erebus into daily worship or into witchcraft can be difficult if you want to stick to the ancient methods of practice as very little is known. I'd suggest meditating on it and try to find your own way of honoring him.
Erebus is the Primordial God/Protogenos/Personification of darkness and in Greek Lore was one of the first beings in existence having been born from Chaos.His name is thought to mean "Place of Darkness between Earth and Hades" His name is also a region within the underworld which the dead pass through on their way to Hades. Because of this he would count as a Chthonic deity and you may want to look into cleansing when working with any Chthonic Greek deity or being.
He is good humored and kind in my experience. I've concluded from my own research that he manifests as darkness itself or some kind of amorphous underworld spirit rather than the usual humaniod manifestation that we think of when we think of our gods. But if you want to give him a face in your mind then go ahead.
Because his name is interchangeable with a place in the underworld it can make extensive research on him difficult. He does not really appear in any myths. But is referenced in that way more than often.I think most of all, he is known for fathering the daimons with his sister Nyx. Daimons,demons,daemons, however you want to say it. He helped make some of those spirits that represent the human condition, such as death or strife or love.