- Tool designed to weave fibers into thread
- Three goddesses of fate who personify the inescapable destiny of man.
- They assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things.
- Klotho (Clotho), the “the Spinner,” who spun the thread of life
- Lakhesis (Lachesis), “the Apportioner of Lots” measures the thread
- Atropos (or Aisa), “She who cannot be turned,” who cut it short.
- Zeus Moiragetes, the god of fate, was their leader.