The Sisters of Fate Of Greek Mythology

Posted by Roses on April 5, 2010

From the goddess Themis and The Great Lord Zeus was born three very lovely daughters, or at least they were at the time. As time passed they were known as the three ugly hags of destiny who dressed in white robes and sat by the throne of Zeus.

Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos

The names of these daughters were; Clotho, who combed and spun the wool yarn life of man, Lachesis was to measure the length that was given to each and every living being which was their life form, and last but not least was Atropos who is the oldest and smallest of the three sisters.  Atropos was also known as the Goddess of Death and was the one that did the final thing and snipped the yarn. When this was done the man to which the yarn was attached to died.

Zeus

Zeus being the main God and the father of these ladies even had the fates kill men due to wanting his own revenge.  He was also known to command the fates …

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