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Genie

Genie in Aladdin by Disney
Genie in Aladdin by Disney

Genie is the English term for the Arabic “jinni | جن”. In pre-Islamic Arabian mythology and in Islam, a jinni (also “djinni” or “djini”) is a member of the jinn (or “djinn”), a race of spirits.
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The three fates – Moirae

Three Fates - Click for larger imageThree daughters of Nyx who decided the fates of men and gods alike.

  • Clotho spun the web of life.
  • Lachesis measured its length, and
  • Atropos cut it.

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Trinity

Trin’ity. Tertullian (160-240) introduced this word into Christian theology. The word triad is much older. Almost every mythology has a threefold deity. 1

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Three Graces by Peter Paul Rubens

The Three Graces by Peter Paul Rubens

The Three Graces preside over banquets, dances, social settings, children of Zeus and Eurynome  

  • Euphrosyne
  • Aglaia
  • Thalia

Three Graces

Title: The Three Graces 1639

Painted by: Peter Paul Rubens

Location: Museo Del Prado, Madrid, Spain

Year: 1639Dimensions: 71.26 inch wide x 87.01 inch high

Orientation: Portrait