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Nemesis(nĕm`ĭsĭs), in Greek religion and mythology, personification of the gods' retribution for violation of sacred law; the avenger. Sometimes she was said to be the goddess of good and ill fortune.
Nemesis(religion, spiritualism, and occult)
Nemesis, asteroid 128 (the 128th asteroid to be discovered, on November 25, 1872), is approximately 116 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.6 years. Nemesis was the ancient goddess of vengeance. According to Martha Lang-Wescott, the position of Nemesis indicates one’s own Achilles’ heel. She also views this asteroid as indicating one’s tendency to attribute fault or blame. Nemesis’s key phrase is “source of blame.”
in ancient Greek mythology, the goddess of retribution, punishing the violators of social and moral norms. Nemesis was often depicted with the attributes of balance, control, punishment, and speed (scales, a bridle, a sword or a lash, wings, and a chariot pulled by griffins).