Mythology & Beliefs
: ErinyesIn Greek and Roman Mythology, Erinyes was one of several Furies.
Erinyes in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
[EUMENIDES.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and
mythology, William Smith, Ed.
Erinyes in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology the Erinřes (Ἐρινύες, pl. of Ἐρινύς,
Erinřs; literally "the angry ones") or EumenÝdes (Εὐμενίδες,
pl. of Εὐμενίς; literally "the gracious ones" but also
translated as "Kind-hearted Ones" or "Kindly Ones") or Furies
or Dirae in Roman mythology were female chthonic deities of
vengeance or supernatural personifications of the anger of the
dead. A formulaic oath in the Iliad (iii.278ff; xix.260ff)
invokes them as "those who beneath the earth punish whosoever
has sworn a false oath". Burkert suggests they are "an
embodiment of the act of self-cursing contained in the