Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ATROPOS

Greek Destiny Goddess

Also known as Attropus

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

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Attropus

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fate and Destiny
Area of expertise: Fate, Destiny

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1313


Atropos Relationships

Father: Erebus
Mother: Nyx
Member of: Fates

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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