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Mythology & Beliefs: Tisiphone
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Tisiphone was one of several Furies.

Tisiphone in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (Τισιφόνη). 1. The name of one of the Erinnyes (the avenger of murder, Orph. Arg. 966 ; comp. ERINNYES). 2. A daughter of Alcmaeon and Manto. (Apollod. 3.7.7.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Tisiphone in Wikipedia Tisiphone (Ancient Greek: Τισιφόνη, "avenging murder") is the name of two figures in Greek mythology. Erinyes Tisiphone was one of the Erinyes or Furies, and sister of Alecto and Megaera. She was the one who punished crimes of murder: parricide, fratricide and homicide. A myth recounts how Tisiphone fell in love with Cithaeron, and caused his death by snakebite, specifically, by one of the snakes from her head. In Book VI of Virgil's Aeneid, Tisiphone is recognized as the furious and cruel guardian of the gates of Tartarus...

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