Tisiphone


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Tisiphone

(tĭsĭf`ənē): see FuriesFuries
or Erinyes
, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology, three daughters of Mother Earth, conceived from the blood of Uranus, when Kronos castrated him. They were powerful divinities that personified conscience and punished crimes against kindred blood,
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Tisiphone

one of the three Furies, vengeful deities who punish evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 274]
See: Anger
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JC, signes par Asteas, faisant apparaitre les noms de Megere, Allecto, Tisiphone et Poina, a chaque fois groupees par paires.
Significantly, Tisiphone does not coerce Hippomedon.
A chanteuse as Greek chorus, Tisiphone (Paula Arundell) completes the trinity, many of her lines sung in a raspy, Marianne Faithfull-with-less-range style.
Distribucion de algunos lepidopteros de la Sierra de Nanchititla, Mexico, con especial referencia a Tisiphone maculata Hpff.
Later writers named them Alecto ("Unceasing in Anger"), Tisiphone ("Avenger of Murder"), and Megaera ("Jealous").
Juno prevails on Tisiphone to drive Ino and Athamas mad, and Ino throws herself and her child over a cliff-top into the sea.
Rome loomed over the killing fields, the Virgilian Tisiphone who vocat agmina saeva sororum [summons the savage hosts of her sisters].
Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone, the Furies, tower warders of the City of Dis.
In some accounts there were three, named Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megaera.
In Greek myth, what were Tisiphone, Alecto and Megaera collectively known as?
38-39), along with ghostly armies summoned by Tisiphone (1.