Abstract: In chinese, “fate” means mingyun. Ming is the congenital quality of a person which we call heredity now and Yun is influenced by the postnatal condition which is named environment. Fate has been paid keen attention by critics and the researches on it are of great value. The ancient Greeks achieved supreme achievements in nearly all fields of human endeavor: philosophy, science, tragedy, comedy, and architecture, etc. The tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides in ancients Greece have enormous influence on later generations. This paper tends to analyze the meaning of “fate” in Greek tragedies，hoping to help modern people better understand their fate.
Key Words: Fate; Greek tragedy; Struggle