|Name ▲▼||Origin ▲▼||Description ▲▼|
|Greek||One of the Furies, whose head was covered with snakes. Greek|
|Goddess name |
"Alecto of Eumenides"
|Greek||A goddess of justice|
|Greek||A stone said to be of talismanic power, found in the stomach of cocks. Those who possess it are strong, brave, and wealthy. Milo of Crotona owed his strength to this talisman. As a philtre it has the power of preventing thirst or of assuaging it. Greek|
|Greek||1. A son of Aeolus and Enarete, became the father of Polydectes and Dictys by a Naiad. The scholiast of Euripides calls his wife Philodice, and his sons Eurynomus and Eioneus but Eustathius calls his wife Meliboea, and mentions one son Alector, and adds that he called the town of Meliboea, at the foot of mount Pelion, after his wife, and the country of Magnesia after his own name. 2. A son of Argos and Perimele, and father of Hymenaeus from him also a portion of Thessaly derived its: name Magnesia. 3. A son of Zeus and Thyia, and brother of Macedon. Greek|
|Greek||One of the Erinyes, and sister of Alecto and Megaera. She was the one who punished crimes of murder, parricide, fratricide and homicide. Greek|