Ananke (Primordial Deity) goddess of inevitability, compulsion, and necessity.

Ἀνάγκη (Anánkē)1)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures  The goddess of inevitability, compulsion, and necessity.


In ancient Greek religion, Ananke (/əˈnæŋk/), also spelled Anangke, Anance, or Anagke (Greek: Ἀνάγκη, from the common noun ἀνάγκη, “force, constraint, necessity”), is a personification of inevitability, compulsion and necessity. She is often depicted as holding a spindle. One of the Protogenoi, Ananke marks the beginning of the cosmos, along with her father and consort, Chronos (Chronos protogenos — not the titan Cronus). She was seen as the most powerful dictator of all fate and circumstance which meant that mortals, as well as the Gods, respected her and paid homage. Considered as the mother of the Fates according to one version, she is the only one to have control over their decisions[1] (except, according to some sources, also Zeus[2]).

According to the ancient Greek traveller Pausanias, there was a temple in ancient Corinth where the goddesses Ananke and Bia (meaning violence or violent haste) were worshipped together in the same shrine. Her Roman counterpart was Necessitas (“necessity”).[3]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ananke_(mythology)

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