), the Latin Fames,
or personification of hunger. Hesiod (Hes. Th. 227
) describes hunger as the offspring of Eris or Discord.
A poetical description of Fames occurs in Ovid (Ov. Met. 8.800
, &c.), and Virgil (Aen.
6.276) places it, along with other monsters, at the entrance of Orcus.