In Greek mythology the Erinyes (Ἐρινύες, pl. of Ἐρινύς, Erinys; literally "the avengers") from Greek ἐρίνειν " pursue, persecute"--sometimes referred to as "infernal goddesses" (Greek χθόνιαι θεαί)-- were female chthonic deities of vengeance. A formulaic oath in the Iliad invokes them as "those who beneath the earth punish whosoever has sworn a false oath."
Oceanus or Okeanos refers to the ocean, which the Greeks and Romans regarded as a river circling the world. Strictly speaking, it was the ocean-stream at the Equator in which floated the habitable hemisphere In Greek mythology this world-ocean was personified as a Titan, a son of Uranus and Gaia. In ancient Greek beliefs this Titan is often depicted as having the upper body of a muscular man with a long beard and horns, and the lower torso of a serpent.
painted figure of St Michael, who heaves his sword aloft to slay the seven-headed dragon on whose scaly back he is trampling. The dragon's tail rises up on the right, completing a circular composition with the saint's long feathery wings. The angel's tiara head-dress, and feathery sleeves and leggings, are characteristic of East Anglian depictions of angels (see Image 505). The painted rood screen in the church of St Helen, Ranworth, Norfolk, of which this is one panel