Thursday, May 13, 2004


Plural  Furies,  Latin  Furia,  plural  Furiae,  Greek  Erinys,  plural  Erinyes,  also called  Eumenes (“Kind One”),  plural  Eumenides,   in Greco-Roman mythology, one of a group of goddesses of vengeance. They were probably personified curses but possibly were originally conceived of as ghosts of the murdered. According to the Greek poet Hesiod they were the daughters of Gaea (Earth) and sprang from the blood of her mutilated spouse Uranus; in the plays of Aeschylus they were the daughters of Nyx; in those


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