Sentence Examples


  • The identification of Erinyes with Sanskrit Saranyu, the swif tspeeding storm cloud, is rejected by modern etymologists; according to M.
  • The Erinyes demand their victim; he pleads.
  • Epicaste (as Jocasta is called in Homer) hanged herself, and Oedipus lived as king in Thebes tormented by the Erinyes of his mother.
  • Their function of snatching away mortals to the other world brings them into connexion with the Erinyes, with whom they are often confounded.
  • Then, yielding to his wife's entreaties, he sallied forth and defeated the enemy, but was never seen again, having been carried off by the Erinyes, who had heard his mother's curse (or he was slain by Apollo in battle).
 

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