The oldest of the three FATES, she’s the one who cuts the Thread of Life with her fatal scissors. These are always razor-sharp and there’s no danger of split-ends.
It may be possible to tie the ends back together but we don’t think anyone has ever tried it.
Her Roman name is MORTA, which sounds far more fitting.
Article last updated on 25 April 2013
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Atropos: Greek Goddess of Fate (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Apr. 2013. Web. 1 October 2014.