In Greek and Roman mythology, the Furies were female spirits of justice and vengeance. They were also called the Erinyes (angry ones). Known especially for pursuing people who had murdered family members, the Furies punished their victims by driving them mad. When not punishing wrongdoers on earth, they lived in the underworld and tortured the damned.
File:Frontons. A pediment is an element in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and derivatives therefrom, consisting of a gable, originally of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns. The tympanum, or triangular area within the pediment, was often decorated with relief sculpture depicting scenes from Greek and Roman mythology or allegorical figures.
Greek and Roman religion have very similar qualities. Both religions are polytheistic and even share the same Gods. Mall amounts of sacrifice and needed to get in contact with Gods to ask them a favor. Gods are often included in many Greek and Roman legends that tell great life lessons and not to go against the Gods. Roman Gods are a bit more barbarous then Greek a Gods and and are upstaged in powers and their aspects due to Rome having a different intake from the gods then the Greeks.