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Hypnos

god of slumber. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 250]
See: Sleep
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Their knowledgeable staff will help you pick the best bed or mattress, and with summer savings on right now you can save on all Hypnos and Sealy mattresses and beds to rest easy!
For this year, Faria said that his goal was to begin to introduce Hypnos to the UAE's consumer segment.
Being 20% lighter than Hypnos' other turnable hotel mattresses, it can be easily rotated by one person without any need for help.
"One of the interesting parts was the engagement of Hypnos, and there will be opportunities for us and for them to be more efficient and cost-effective in manufacturing and in logistics," he says.
Around the 1840s, James Braid, MD, an English ophthalmologist, coined the term "hypnosis." (It's really something of a misnomer; it comes from hypnos, the Greek word for sleep.) Thanks in part to Braid, interest in hypnotherapy was rekindled.
Upstairs, the beautifully -designed rooms are pure luxury, with Hypnos beds, linen sheets, flat-screen TVs and walk-in showers equipped with all the best toiletries.
Based loosely on the Hypnos concept car, it uses the same platform as the Citroen C6 and Peugeot 407.
It has 15 individually-styled modern bedrooms with pillow menus, Hypnos beds, Frette linen sheets and flatscreen TVs.
But to explain sleep, you might as well still rely on Hypnos, son of Nyx, goddess of night.
The paradox goes deeper: "Sommeil rhymes with both eveil (awakening) and with the source of all light, the sun star--the exclusion and fleeing from which is the first act of anyone who lies down for a nap." Risset notes, too, that in Proust, Apollo's chariot accidentally becomes Hypnos's.