This is an astonishing beautiful collage of the MOIRE of apportioners, the Fates, which I am reblogging and commenting on, because I wish to add the Mycenaean Lineart B equivalnt in the next post, along with a repost of the Linear B fragment ERINU = Erynes . Richard
►Greek Mythology: “The Moirae” (“The Three Fates”):
“The Triumph of Death”, or “The Three Fates”. Flemish tapestry (probably Brussels, 1510-1520).
In Greek Mythology The Moirae or Moirai (in Greek Μοῖραι, meaning the “apportioners”, often called The Fates), were the three white-robed personifications of Destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, “sparing ones”). They assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things.
Their number became fixed at three: Clotho, (spinner), Lachesis (allotter) and Atropos (unturnable).
•Clotho (“spinner”) spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her spindle. Her Roman equivalent was Nona, (the ‘Ninth’), who was originally a goddess called upon in the ninth month of pregnancy.
•Lachesis (“allotter” or drawer of lots) measured the thread of life allotted to each person with her measuring rod. Her Roman equivalent was Decima (the ‘Tenth’).
•Atropos (or Aisa, “inexorable” or “inevitable”) was the…
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Thank you vdfy much for reblogging this post Richard. I admire the work you do on your blog.
I am wishing you the best!, Aquileana 😀
Hi Aquleana! I see you are starting to take a real interest in our fun-loving but very serious research blog on Linear B. Rita and I thank you very much for wishing us the best! It seems to be blowing our way, for sure! Would you like me to invite you to join our blog? I will need your e-mail address to do so. Do not post it here. Just send me an e-mail to: email@example.com and I shall invite you.
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I sent you an email. Thank you very much for the offer, Richard.
Best wishes. Aquileana 😀
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