The female gods of vengeance in Greek mythology. The Furies are often interpreted as the embodiment of curses, and they serve a similar purpose in Prometheus Bound. Prometheus tells the chorus that Kronos had cursed Zeus after the Battle of the Titans, and the Furies, or “the triple Fates,” “plot the course” of “Necessity” regarding Kronos’s curse. The Furies are “unforgetting,” Prometheus says, and there can be no escape from them—not even for Zeus.
The Furies Character Timeline in Prometheus Bound
The timeline below shows where the character The Furies appears in Prometheus Bound. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...chorus asks who “plots the course” for Necessity. “The triple Fates,” Prometheus answers. “The unforgetting Furies.” Even Zeus cannot escape the Furies, Prometheus says. The chorus asks him what Zeus’s fate... (full context)