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Antonio Tempesta, The Fury Tisiphone at the Palace of Athamas

Tisiphone ( /tɪˈsɪfəni/ tiss-IF-ə-nee; Ancient Greek : Τισιφόνη, romanized: Tisiphónē), or Tilphousia, was one of the three Erinyes or Furies. Her sisters were Alecto and Megaera. [1] She and her sisters punished crimes of murder: parricide, fratricide and homicide.


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