Moirai


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Moirai

(ˈmɔɪriː)
pl n, sing Moira (ˈmɔɪrə)
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Moirai the Greek goddesses of fate. Roman counterparts: the Parcae See Fates
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moirai - any of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destinyMoirai - any of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Roman Parcae and similar to the Norse Norns
Greek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
Clotho, Klotho - the Greek goddess of fate who spins the thread of life
Lachesis - the Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life
Atropos - the Greek goddess of fate who cuts the thread of life
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THE Grand Union Folk Club meets at 8pm on Monday, February 25, at the Horse and Trumpet, Sileby, when its guests will be Moirai Supported by Dave Walters.
I say this to short-circuit our political reality and to evoke the Fates (moirai) to challenge the gods of this government and rethread destinies.
Although Athena and the Moirai, Arachne and Philomela, as well as Helena, Arete, Medea and Ariadne are also popular mythical hand-women, it is Penelope's repeated weaving / unweaving activity in order to constantly avoid a forced marriage to any of the suitors courting her during Odysseus' absence that made her an exemplum of feminine virtue in centuries of literary criticism.
Hear me, Moirai, who sit nearest of the gods to the throne of Zeus, and
Furthermore, as can be seen on a number of gladiatorial funeral epitaphs, it was not their opponents that were blamed for gladiators' deaths but rather the Parcae / Moirai (Fates) (Carter 2006).
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Esta inseguridad explica tambien que el vinculo que poseen las divinidades con su territorio sea aleatorio, pues les ha tocado por azar, como muestra el reparto del mundo en tres partes (moirai) en las que, de acuerdo al mito hesiodico, queda dividida la tierra: el cielo para Zeus, el mar para Poseidon y, el submundo, para Hades (Beriain, 2000: 54).
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The Greeks personified it with the Moirai, the Hebrews named it bashert.
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Thus, the Egyptian meskhen-t as "tablet of destiny," shau as "destiny," and Shait as Fate (goddess), the Sumerian NAM, the Greek Moirai, the Latin Parcae, etc., all express courses of events (or those in charge over them) in the Universe that are fixed by the divinity and are unalterable (see infra).