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Mythology & Beliefs: Clotho
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Clotho was one of several Fates.

Clotho in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology [MOIRA.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Clotho in Wikipedia Clotho was one of the Three Fates also the youngest of her sisters. Clotho or Moirae, in ancient Greek mythology. Her Roman equivalent was Nona. Clotho was responsible for spinning the thread of human life. She also made major decisions such as when a person was born. This made her responsible for birth, which in effect controlled people's lives. This control she had over people's lives didn't only enable her to choose who was born, but she also decided when certain gods or mortals were to be saved or put to death. For example, when Pelops was killed and boiled by his father, it was Clotho who brought him back to life. As one of the three fates her contribution to mythology was immense. Clotho, along with her sisters and Hermes, was given credit for creating the alphabet for their people. Even though Clotho and her sister were real goddesses their representation of fate is more focused upon in Greek mythology. Thread represented human life and her decisions represented the fate of all men in society...

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