GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ATROPOS

Picture of the Greek Destiny Goddess ATROPOS from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Greek Destiny Goddess

Also known as ATTROPUS

Cut! She is the goddess of fateful snips

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.

ATROPOS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ATROPOS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Fate and Destiny
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ATTROPUS
Popularity index : 19608
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Article last updated on 25 April 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Atropos: Greek Goddess of Fate (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Apr. 2013. Web. 1 October 2014.

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