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Anance, Godess of Neccesity


Anance or Ananke is the Greek goddess of necessity and fate. She is the consort of Chronos. She was well-respected by the gods and according to some, mother of the Moirai and the only one who could control their actions. Even the gods were not immune to her power. Her Roman counterpart was Necessitas.

Anance in Plato's Republic



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Chronos (consort)

Twelve Horae, Aether, Erebus, Khaos, Moirai (children)

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