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. Also referred to as keres, ker or ker.


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

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