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The Goddess STYX – Passage to the Underworld

The Goddess Styx in Greek mythology is both a deity and a river.  Her river is the threshold between the earth and the underworld.  Charon the ferryman carries the deceased across the river Styx threshold so they could enter the … Continue reading

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DEIPHOBE takes the GOLDEN BOUGH to the Underworld

The priestess Deiphobe was a Sibyl, a prophetess who presided over the Apollonian oracle at Cummae in Italy. She lived in a cave , writing her prophecies on oak leaves. It is said that the Hero Anneas visited her to … Continue reading

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Mnemosyne at her Pool of Memory…….

Down in the murky depths of Hades there reigned a Goddess known as Mnemosyne who presided over ‘The Pool of Memory’. When the deceased entered the Underworld they  would need to take care when drinking. Dead souls who satiated their … Continue reading

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