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the Greek goddess of fate who cuts the thread of life

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In March 2007, pirates armed with machine guns boarded Atropos, which was under way forty nautical miles off Sierra Leone.
El poeta viejo encuentra que el bicho lleva un nombre doblemente funebre, acherontia atropos y pertenece a la especie de las psiquideas; que Keats la registra en su "Ode on Melancholy" como intermediaria de las penas para apoderarse de la psique; que Ruben Dario habla de esa crisalida cuyo fulgor alumbra la "psique abolida".
Scholar Francis Warner finds Moore's choice of subject suitable: "Every one of us knew that, with each present raid, the length of our lives was being measured, and no one could know whose thread of life Atropos would have severed by morning.
Tony See Sin Heng has a PhD from the European Graduate School (EGS) and he is the author of Community without Identity (New York: Atropos Press, 2009) and "Deleuze and the Power of Minor Literatures" (Beijing: Peking University Press, 2010).
Atropos y Amor--mas conocida como "La muerte y el amor", pues Atropos es una de las tres Moiras de la mitologia griega, la que corta el hilo de la vida--es una escultura tan extraordinaria que por primera vez Dore fue saludado con reverencia como artista.
The release said that the headquarters of EU Naval Force Atalanta on the LPD Siroco was alerted, via the global maritime information exchange network, of the attack of an oil tanker, the Nave Atropos, sailing under the Marshall Islands flag.
The dhow was suspected to have served as a rear base for the pirates, who launched a failed bid to take over the Nave Atropos, an oil tanker sailing under a flag from the Marshall Islands.
The name Atropa is derived from that of the Greek goddess Atropos, one of the three Greek fates or destinies who would determine the course of a man's life by the weaving of threads that symbolized his birth, the events in his life and finally his death; with Atropos cutting these threads to mark the last of these.
La referencia plural a las Moiras en Esquilo se debe a que con el paso del tiempo (recurso frecuente en la mitologia griega), la Moira se transformo en las Moiras (Moiq a), diosas de la muerte o en general de la desgracia, mas conocidas como las Tres Hermanas, cuyos nombres son Cloto ("la hilandera"), Laquesis ("la que asigna"), y Atropos (la inexorable, la inflexible, la inevitable o, literalmente, respondiendo la pregunta de Bolivar desde el remoto pasado, "la sin vuelta"), que, respectivamente, hilan, miden y cortan el hilo de la vida de los mortales (25).
Near the end of Here Szymborska conducts an "Interview With Atropos," the Greek goddess who, for thousands of years, has been cutting the thread of each human life to end it.
Moth Night, which started last night and continues until tomorrow, is organised by Butterfly Conservation and journal Atropos, and will include a series of daytime searches and nighttime moth recording across the UK.
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The Fates, the goddesses of fate, once more: Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, that turn the workings of the world, moving the seven celestial spheres of the cosmos like so many spindles inside one another; weaving a thread that is spun on Clotho's spindle, measured with Lachesis's rod, to be snipped with Atropos's shears.
They are the Fates, the Moerae, the Parcae, or the Norns, the third of whom is called Atropos, the inexorable (296).