In Greek Mythology, the Parcae were three-sister deities who were female personifications of destiny. Each had a specific task in determining the lifespan and specific time of death of all individuals. By spinning a thread, measuring its length, and then cutting the thread, they created an allegorical version of each person’s lifespan.
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