The Fates by strawberries

original image taken with a pentax k-30
edited in PS elements 7
three images placed over each other to make one

In Greek mythology, the Moirai (Ancient Greek: Μοῖραι, “apportioners”, Latinized as Moerae)—often known in English as the Fates—were the white-robed incarnations of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, euphemistically the “sparing ones”, or Fata; also analogous to the Germanic Norns). Their number became fixed at three: Clotho (spinner), Lachesis (allotter) and Atropos (unturnable).

They controlled the metaphorical thread of life of every mortal from birth to death. They were independent, at the helm of necessity, directed fate, and watched that the fate assigned to every being by eternal laws might take its course without obstruction. The gods and men had to submit to them, but in the case of Zeus he is portrayed in two ways: as the only one who can command them (the Zeus Moiragetes) or as the one who is also bound to the Moiras as incarnation of the fates. In the Homeric poems Moira or Aisa, is related with the limit and end of life, and Zeus appears as the guider of destiny. In the Theogony of Hesiod, the three Moirai are personified, and are acting over the gods. Later they are daughters of Zeus and Themis, who was the embodiment of divine order and law. In Plato’s Republic the Three Fates are daughters of Ananke (necessity).
from wikipedia

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  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesabout 1 year ago

    Crazy good, Straws! The Fates look past fatalistic!

  • naw shucks, thanks darling! it means alot that you like it =)
    i’ve spent a few months thinking that i need to challenge myself and my work a bit more, so this is me trying to do that, so thanks =) xx

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  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrabout 1 year ago

    Awesome work Stawbs !!

  • thanks so much! =)

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  • Linda Lees
    Linda Leesabout 1 year ago


    26 February 2014

  • =)

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  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations!!!

    Your EXPRESSIVE Image & Writing is DISPLAYED Here

  • awesome! thanks so much!

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  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 1 year ago

    Please look Here to see your work featured on the groups home page.

    fabulous work .. many congrats on the feature

  • wicked, thanks!

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  • K Lockhart
    K Lockhartabout 1 year ago

  • awesome, thanks

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  • Belinda Leopold
    Belinda Leopoldabout 1 year ago

    Lovin this!!!!!

  • thankyou kindly

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  • annacuypers
    annacuypersabout 1 year ago

    Powerful work !! x

  • many thanks

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  • Tammera
    Tammeraabout 1 year ago

  • thanks!!!

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  • leapdaybride
    leapdaybrideabout 1 year ago
  • wicked, thanks

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