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Who are the Fates in Greek mythology??

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Asked by cyrus irani, 23 Aug '09 05:20 pm
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Otherwise known as the Moirae, these timeless old hags weave the threads of destiny that control your life. The original spin doctors.

They are: CLOTHO who spins the Thread of Life, LACHESIS who allots the length of the yarn, and ATROPOS who does the snip (the final one).

All the good and evil that befalls you is woven into your destiny and cannot be altered even one jot. You may find this a little unfair, but it's the stuff great Greek tragedies are made of.

As the daughters of primeval night deities EREBUS and NYX (though some claim that ZEUS and THEMIS should be held responsible), the FATES control the destinies of all. Even the Gods are subject to their decisions.
Under the Romans they became just as popular under the name PARCAE.

Source: www.godchecker.com
Answered by Satish Kamath, 23 Aug '09 05:46 pm

 
  
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FATES: The three Greek Goddesses of Destiny and Fate.

Otherwise known as the Moirae, these timeless old hags weave the threads of destiny that control your life. The original spin doctors.

They are: CLOTHO who spins the Thread of Life, LACHESIS who allots the length of the yarn, and ATROPOS who does the snip (the final one).

All the good and evil that befalls you is woven into your destiny and cannot be altered even one jot. You may find this a little unfair, but it's the stuff great Greek tragedies are made of.

As the daughters of primeval night deities EREBUS and NYX (though some claim that ZEUS and THEMIS should be held responsible), the FATES control the destinies of all. Even the Gods are subject to their decisions.

Under the Romans they became just as popular under the name PARCAE.(source Godchecker.com)
Answered by jameel ahmed, 23 Aug '09 05:54 pm

 
  
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The Fates, in Greek mythology, were the white-robed personifications of destiny.
They conntrolled the metaphorical thread of life of every mortal and immortal from birth to death.
Answered by Abhijeet Chavan, 23 Aug '09 05:52 pm

 
  
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