Clotho


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Clotho:

see FatesFates,
in Greek religion and mythology, three goddesses who controlled human lives; also called the Moerae or Moirai. They were: Clotho, who spun the web of life; Lachesis, who measured its length; and Atropos, who cut it.
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Clotho

one of the three Fates, spins the thread that represents the life of each individual. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 927]
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The Clotho is named after the Fate that began the thread of life.
This knife is the middle size between the Clotho and the Atropos.
27) By evoking the weaver Clotho in reference to Dido he reminds us that, in fact, it is not the mythological goddess but the poet/weaver Virgil who spins the tale of the Queen of Carthage's suicide.
188] Phyllis and Aristotle, the satire of the old man who falls prey to the charms of a young lady, appears in two versions, [189] SATURN is written above the head of an old man with disheveled hair in Baldung's 1516 drawing in the Albertina, [190] and Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos appear in his print of The Fates (fig.
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The Clotho has a 3 1/8-inch blade the Lachesis a 3 1/2-inch blade and the Atropos a four-inch blade.
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