THE ERINYES (also called The Furies) were three netherworld goddesses who avenged crimes against the natural order. They were particularly concerned with homicide, unfilial conduct, crimes against the gods, and perjury. A victim seeking justice could call down the curse of the Erinys upon the criminal. The most powerful of these was the curse of the parent upon the child–for the Erinyes were born of just such a crime, being sprung from the blood of Ouranos, when he was castrated by his son…

THE ERINYES (also called The Furies) were three netherworld goddesses who avenged crimes against the natural order. They were called upon to punish murders and adulterers.

Sedna was the Inuit goddess of the sea, the creatures that inhabit it, and the underworld. She was once a beautiful maiden, but was sacrificed to the sea. Though greatly feared, she was sought by Shamans so she would release seals for hunting. She rules over all sea life, and decides the fate of, not only the creatures, but the people who hunt them. If one does not make a prayer to Sedna before heading out to hunt, they are destined to fall by her hand.

abigailqriffin: “MYTHOLOGY MEME : ten goddesses → sedna “ Sedna was the Inuit goddess of the sea, the creatures that inhabit it, and the underworld. She was once a beautiful maiden, but was sacrificed.

SIREN (Greek singular: Σειρήν Seirēn; Greek plural: Σειρῆνες Seirēnes) In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, portrayed as femme fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. When the Sirens were given a name of their own, they were considered the daughters of the river god Achelous, fathered upon Terpsichore, Melpomene, Sterope, or Chthon (the Earth). #myth

Greek plural: Σειρῆνες Seirēnes) In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures,.

Greek Mythology: H Y P N O S -& - T H A N A T O S | "[Hypnos] roams peacefully over the earth and the sea’s broad back and is kindly to men; but [Thanatos] has a heart of iron, and his spirit within him is pitiless as bronze: whomsoever of men he has once seized holds fast; and he is hateful even to the deathless gods."

Hypnos ((Greek)) God of sleep. Hypnos roams peacefully over the earth and the sea’s broad back and is kindly to men. Thanatos ((Greek)) God of Death. Thanatos has a heart of iron, and his spirit within him is pitiless as bronze.

Artemis. Daughter of Zeus and Leto, grand-daughter of the titans Coeus and Phoebe (the original oracle). Artemis is depicted as the virgin goddess, the avenger of girls whose innocence was ripped off.

Daughter of Zeus and Leto, grand-daughter of the titans Coeus and Phoebe (the original oracle). Artemis is depicted as the virgin goddess, the avenger of girls whose innocence was ripped off.

Sirens: this is the one song everyone would like to learn: the song that is irresistible. #myth

Sirens: this is the one song everyone would like to learn: the song that is irresistible.

t h e g r a e a e were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets euphemistically described them as “beautiful.” their age was so great that a human childhood for them was hardly conceivable. they shared one eye and one tooth, which they took turns using. Women's Books, Diet, Fitness, Fashion, Makeup...

t h e g r a e a e were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets

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