"Venerable goddesses." Goddesses of the earth and of fertility who were worshiped in a cave on the Aeropagus. Over time they were identified with the Erinyes.
- Aeschylus. Eumenides 361, 993.
- Lurker, Manfred. (2004). Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Demons. London: Routledge.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 28.1, 31.4; ii, 11.4.