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  Moirae
The Moirae according to an interpretation of the Parthenon sculptures (Athena and Kain) (color reconstruction), another interpretation is that the sculptures represent Persephone, Demeter and Iris.
In Greek Mythology, the white-robed Moirae or Moerae (Greek Μοίραι —; the "Apportioners," often called the Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, "sparing ones", or Fatae; also equivalent to the Germanic Norns).
The Moirae can be compared with the three spinners of Destiny in northern Europe, the Norns or the Baltic goddess Laima and her two sisters, also spinning goddesses.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Moirae.html   (672 words)

  
  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Moirae
In Greek mythology, the Moirae or Moirai (also called the Three Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae).
The three Moirae were Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos (Nona ("ninth"), Decima, Morta in Roman mythology).
The Moirae were usually described as cold and unfeeling, and depicted as old crones or hags.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/mo/Moirae   (230 words)

  
 Moirae
In Greek mythology, the white-robed Moirae or Moerae (the Three Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae).
When Greeks claimed that they were the daughters of Zeus— with either Ananke or, as Hesiod had it in one passage, Themis or Nyx— it was a symptom of how far Greek mythographers were willing to go, in order to modify the old myths to suit the patrilineal Olympic order.
The Moirae were usually described as cold, remorseless and unfeeling, and depicted as old crones or hags.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/m/mo/moirae.html   (472 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1110 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Homeric Moira is not, as some have thought, an inflexible fate, to which the gods themselves must bow; but, on the contrary, Zeus, as the father of gods and men, weighs out their fate to them (II.
According to this genealogy, the Moirae must be considered as in a state of dependence upon their father, and as agreeing with his counsels.
The Moirae, as the divinities of the duration oi human life, which is determined by the two points of birth and of death, are conceived either as god­desses of birth or as goddesses of death, and hence their number was two, as at Delphi.
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 Moirae
The Fates, or Moirae, were the goddesses who controlled the destiny of everyone from the time they were born to the time they died.
They were: Clotho, the spinner, who spun the thread of a person's life, Lachesis, the apportioner, who decided how much time was to be allowed each person, and Atropos, the inevitable, who cut the thread when you were supposed to die.
But Hercules, who happened to be Admetus' guest, rescued her from the underworld, and Admetus an Alcetis were reunited.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/moirae.html   (252 words)

  
 Moirae, the greek origins of the Moira
Within the model of existence found in the voyage of the research vessel Moira, the explanation is not hard to imagine.
The Moirae exist and grow stronger and smarter with each moment of existence, with each new thread of awareness woven into the tapestry of life.
To Change is the process of segmenting the continuous thread by Moira lachesis, measuring being the essence of dividing the continuum into recognizable parts.
www.log-of-the-moira.com /MOIRAE.HTM   (1178 words)

  
 Moirae at AllExperts
H.J. Rose writes that Nyx ("Night") was also the mother of the Moirae as she was of the Erinyes, in the Orphic tradition.
The Moirae were supposed to appear three nights after a child's birth to determine the course of its life.
The Moirae can be compared with the three spinners of Destiny in northern Europe, the Norns or the Baltic goddess Laima and her two sisters, also spinning goddesses.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/mo/moirae.htm   (946 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In Greek mythology, the white-robed Moirae or Moerae (in Greek — the "apportioners", often called the Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, "sparing ones", or Fata; also equivalent to the Germanic Norns).
In Stephen King's 1994 Insomnia, the Moirae are depicted in the form of three doctors who visit people at the end of their life to cut their thread.
The Moirae are the antagonists in David Brin's novella, "The Loom of Thessaly".
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Moirae   (1044 words)

  
 MOIRAE : Greek goddesses of fate & destiny ; mythology : MOIRAI, MOIRA, AISA, PARCAE
THE MOIRAI (or Moirae) were the goddesses of fate who personified the inescapable destiny of man. They assinged to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things.
According to this genealogy, the Moirae must be considered as in a state of dependence upon their father, and as agreeing with his counsels.
The Moirae, as the divinities of the duration of human life, which is determined by the two points of birth and of death, are conceived either as goddesses of birth or as goddesses of death, and hence their number was two, as at Delphi.
www.theoi.com /Daimon/Moirai.html   (12200 words)

  
 moirae's progress on learn to draw on 43 Things
moirae in Zürich is doing 21 things including…
moirae has written 1 entry about this goal
moirae has gotten 0 cheers on this goal.
www.43things.com /teams/progress/3799631   (395 words)

  
 OkCupid! Moirae / 36 / m / gay / Corvallis, Oregon, United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moirae / 36 / m / gay / Corvallis, Oregon, United States
You're already seeing some of the things that make OkCupid so unique and powerful, but signing up gives you access to a whole host of additional services.
Maybe you should send him a kooky message and encourage him to post one.
www.okcupid.com /profile?u=Moirae   (541 words)

  
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