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Furies

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A friend ask me to upload this old ilustration, done near 2 years ago or so... so , he said me:
-Dude, you have that mythological furry ilustration?
-mythological furry?
-yeah dude, you know the furries girsl with snake hair and stuff
-the name is THE FURIES!!!
-yeah dude! thats what I said, the FURRIES!
-O_O

so, here is, the Furr--- I mean, the furies
PSCS/bamboo/7hours/music: Symphony X - Candlelight Fantasia
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LETS WIKIATTACK!!

Furies, also known as They correspond to the Diraes (Wrath or Rage in latin)Three goddesses of vengeance: Tisiphone (avenger of murder), Megaera (the jealous) and Alecto (constant anger). They were also called the Daughters of the Night, but were actally the daughters of Uranus and Gaea. Another name for them is the Erinyes.

Without mercy, the Furies would punish all crime including the breaking of rules considering all aspects of society. They would strike the offenders with madness and never stopped following criminals. The worst of all crimes were patricide or matricide, and first and foremost, the Furies would punish this kind of crime.

They would also be the guardians of the law when the state had not yet intervened or did not exist, or when the crime was a crime of ethics and not actual law . For example, they would protect beggars and strangers, punish those who stole the birds' young and even look out for the dogs.

Horrible to look at, the Furies had snakes for hair and blood dripping from their eyes. They changed into the Eumenides, protectors of the suppliant, after Athena had made them merciful sparing Orestes, whom they had stalked for a long time after the murder of his mother and her lover.
From these beings we have the words "furious" and "infuriated"


Previous version as The Erinyes
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pookiesaurus4's avatar
They're kind of cute ;)
pookiesaurus4's avatar
Going along the lines of "little bit beastly"
pookiesaurus4's avatar
Okay, those faces are somewhat dog-like
Deadpone's avatar
So they're vigilantes?
pookiesaurus4's avatar
That sounds about right
pookiesaurus4's avatar
Though I originally thought they were villains.  But that makes me just as bad as depicting Hades as a villain, and I don't wanna go that route.  I wanna make Hades a sympathetic character.  I'm probably not the first, but there should be more.
Deadpone's avatar
Eh, blame Disney.
pookiesaurus4's avatar
No, because they're not the only ones
Deadpone's avatar
They're the most prominent ones though. Made worse by having James Woods make Hades so damn entertaining.
pookiesaurus4's avatar
I like James Woods though
Reaper1998's avatar
You are a very good artist.
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jmkplover's avatar
Because mine eyes had altogether drawn me
Tow'rds the high tower it the red-flaming summit,
Where in a moment saw I swift uprisen
The three infernal Furies stained with blood
Who had the limbs of women and their mein,
And with the greenest hydras were begirt;
Small serpents and carastes were their tresses,
Wherewith their horrid temples were entwined.


Dante's inferno. Canto IX. Verses 35-40.
spiderxand's avatar
Cool design! Much more badass! :-)
LizzyGamma2000's avatar
Great job on this piece! Also, fun fact (if you didn't know this already) : Furies are also referred to as "the Kindly Ones". :D 
xXCamper61Xx's avatar
Alecto, Sethno, & Euryale
pervisage's avatar
You have some data wrong there, its true they will punish all crimes (whether of ethics or law)9 but they dont the same victims.
Alecto: she punishes all crimes that are related with being blinded by anger; her weapon of choice is an incandecent torch
Magaera: she punishes all crimes that have to do with greed, jealousy and lust for power; her weapon of choice is a whip
Tisiphone: she punishes all those who spill blood without any cause or reason; her weapon of choice is her own voice which will drive into insanity or madness all those who suffer from her wrath
GuesssWho9's avatar
Hell hath no Fury like a woman scorned.
SuddenlyDeath's avatar
Woooooooooooow very good :) this demon warrior :D
what program do you use? if I may ask
BrainzBulletz's avatar
Awasome picture but ''girsl with snake hair and stuff''=Gorgons not furies
GuesssWho9's avatar
The Furies had Gorgon hair too ;)
Cobalt-Bluefire's avatar
MAKE KRATOS!!! MAKE KRATOS!!!
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