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 dressed in white robes and sat by the throne of Zeus

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   She 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.

The sisters of fate

The sisters of fate

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 not to cut …

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