Questions tagged [erinyes]

For questions on the goddesses of vengeance in Greek mythology, also known as *furies*, believed to pursue those guilty of some transgressions with endless tormenting.

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Were the furies/erinyes of one accord?

There were 3 furies/erinyes. They were to ensure punishment in Hades. Did each of them serve a different purpose? Or did they do the same thing? For example- 1 fury would punish a person for eating ...
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How were the Furies (Erinyies) born?

How were the Erinyes born? They seem like mystical creatures that are there to do Hades' bidding, but how were they actually born? Are they just other monsters magically born?
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Is Erebos a deity or a place?

The Wikipedia on the Erinyes (Furies) is that they live in Erebus: The Erinyes live in Erebus and are more ancient deities than any of the Olympians. This is backed up by Homer: According to ...