keres

Greek - Female underworld spirits: winged. Creatures controlling destiny; Souls of the dead. These beings are said to cause disease among the living and to carry off the bodies of the dead. Some say that they escaped from Pandora's box. They are envisaged as tiny human figures rather like gnats. Sometimes identified as keres, ker or ker.

Keres

Greek - Violent death personified. On occassion, called Keres, ker, ker or keres.

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