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FURIES

Picture of the Greek Justice Goddesses FURIES from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Greek Justice Goddesses

Also known as ERINYES, EUMENIDES

These are the Goddesses of Rough Justice

No! No! No! If you see three black robed Goddesses with whips and snaky hair loitering outside your door, you can bet your boots you have been up to something anti-social and they have come to get you.

At least one of them is called ERINYS. They sometimes go under the name of Eumenides, or the ‘Benevolent Ones’. But their ‘benevolence’ is not for your benefit. Oh no.

Made from the freshly spilt blood of URANUS, their mission is to torment the guilty. Not to mention terrify everyone else.

FURIES FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : FURIES
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Justice
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ERINYES, EUMENIDES
Popularity index : 23292
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Article last updated on 26 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. "Furies: Greek Goddesses of Justice." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 26 Apr. 2013. Web. 20 September 2014.

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