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  Styx (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Styx is guarded by Phlegyas, who passes the souls from one side to another of the river.
Styx was primarily a feature in the afterworld of Greek mythology, but has been described as a feature present in the hell of Christianity as well, notably in The Divine Comedy.
Styx supported Zeus in the Titanomachia- she was the first to rush to his aid.
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 Greek mythology N-Z - All About Turkey
In Greek mythology, Peirithous was a King of the Lapiths and a son of Ixion and Dia.
In Greek mythology, Proteus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius.
In Greek mythology, Xuthus was a son of Helen by the nymph Orseis.
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 Underworld & Afterlife, Greek Mythology Link.
The river Styx (river of Hate), which is a primordial figure too (daughter of Oceanus), is a branch of Oceanus and a tenth part of his water is allotted to her.
Styx, daughter of Oceanus, was the first to come to Olympus and, together with her children, supported the gods in their war against the TITANS.
Styx is sometimes considered to be the river the souls must cross to enter the realm of the dead, though at other times it appears that the souls may cross the river Acheron (river of Woe), or embarking here in vessels and navigating its stream, come to the Acherusian Lake.
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 Greek &. Roman Mythology (N-Z)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In Greek mythology, Pleuron was a son of Aetolus and Pronoe and brother to Calydon.
In Greek mythology, Proetus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius.
In Greek and Roman mythology, the Styx was the principal river in the underworld.
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 Styx - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Styx, in Greek mythology, a river, the entrance to the underworld.
Charon (mythology), in Greek mythology, the son of Night and of Erebus, who personified the darkness under the earth through which dead souls passed...
Achilles, in Greek mythology, greatest of the Greek warriors in the Trojan War.
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In Greek mythology, Styx was one of the main rivers that ran through the underworld.
According to legend, the boatman Charon ferried the spirits of the dead across the Styx from earth to the land of the dead.
Styx and her children helped Zeus* and the Olympian gods win their battle against the Titans for mastery of the universe.
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 Dictionary of Greek & Roman Mythology
Achilles In Greek mythology, Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons in Thessaly, and of the sea nymph Thetis, who rendered him invulnerable, except for the heel by which she held him, by dipping him in the river Styx.
Astraea In Greek mythology Astraea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis, the goddess of justice.
Styx In Greek and Roman mythology, the Styx was the principal river in the underworld.
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Styx is the network protocol at the heart of the Inferno operating system.
In Greek mythology, Styx ("(river of) hate") is the name of a river which formed the boundary between earth and the underworld, Hades.
The ferryman Charon is in modern times commonly believed to have transported the souls of the newly dead across this river into the underworld, though in actuality it was the river Acheron that Charon plied.
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 STYX - Greek goddess of underworld river of hate, mythology
STYX was the goddess of the underworld River Styx, one of the Titan generation of Okeanides.
STYX (Stux), connected with the verb stugeô, to hate or abhor, is the name of the principal river in the nether world, around which it flows seven times.
Styx was one of the Okeanides who were playing with Persephone in a flowery meadow when Haides seized and carried her to the Underworld.
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 Styx: The Styx Story
"Styx was the guardian of the sacred oaths that bound the gods." In 1983, it was trapped by a clever computer programmer but left to die in the graveyard of CGA games.
The river was personified as a daughter of the Titan Oceanus, and Styx was the guardian of the sacred oaths that bound the gods.
In 1998 a new version, "Styx Remastered", was created by Andrew Jenner which runs on all PCs with CGA or better, whilst retaining all the atmosphere and playability of the original.
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 Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Demeter In Greek mythology, Demeter was the goddess of agriculture.
Hermes In Greek mythology, Hermes (Roman, Mercury), the son of ZEUS and Maia, was a ubiquitous and agile deity with many functions: protector of flocks and shepherds; guide and protector of travelers; conductor of souls to the underworld; a messenger of Zeus; bringer of good luck; and patron of orators, writers, athletes, merchants, and thieves.
Rhea In Greek mythology, Rhea was on of the TITANS, the daughter of URANUS and his mother GAEA, whose position as goddess of the Earth she assumed.
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 Styx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Styx (mythology), the river that forms the boundary between the Greek underworld and the world of the living, as well as a goddess and a nymph that represent the river
Styx (album), the first album released by the band Styx in 1972
Styx Dj, a Transylvanian Psytrance dj and producer, founder of the Transylvania calling - Gathering of the Tribes www.transylvania-calling.com www.dreamtime.ro
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 Styx (River)
Styx it is said winds around Hades (hell or the underworld are other names) nine times.
It is thought that Charon, the old ferry man who ferries the dead onto the underworld, crosses the river Styx where the dragon tailed dog Cerberus guards, allowing all souls to enter but none to leave.
If a god gave his oath upon the river Styx and failed to keep his word, Zeus forced that god to drink from the river itself.
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 Styx Tickets
Styx is also the name of a primordial goddess who represented that river, a daughter of Erebus and Nyx.
Styx was an American rock and roll band, popular in the 1970s and early 1980s.
The band's Wooden Nickel recordings, ''Styx'' (1972), ''Styx II'' (1973), ''The Serpent Is Rising'' (1974) and ''Man of Miracles'' (also 1974) were a mixture of straight-ahead rock with some dramatic prog-rock flourishes and art-rock aspirations.
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 Latin 1 - Mythology - Underworld - Rivers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Styx was the river of unbreakable oath, by which the gods swore.
The Styx is probably the river most often mentioned in mythology.
There was a rumor that Alexander the Great was poisoned with water from the Styx; however, the story does not explain how the water was conveyed from Arcadia to Babylon, where Alexander died.
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 Pluto and Charon
The Styx was the best-known river in Hades.
Hades' house stood on the shore of the Styx.
Styx, pronounced stihks, was a gloomy river of the underworld in Greek and Roman mythology.
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 Styx Tickets - Styx Concert Tickets - Styx Tour Dates & Schedule
Some bands, from their very creation, are destined for stardom, and one would be hard pressed to argue that Styx – taking their name from Greek mythology – was one of the premier bands of the 1970s, even setting history as the first band to have four back-to-back triple platinum albums.
During the same period, Styx toured constantly, but they didn’t get their big break until their single “Lady” hit the airwaves in Chicago in 1974; it was so well-received by listeners that Wooden Nickel Records released the single throughout the U.S., and it catapulted to number six on the charts.
Styx followed their reunion tour with the live album “Return To Paradise” in 1997, and the band was introduced to a whole new generation when their songs were used in such popular shows as “South Park” and “Freaks and Geeks.”
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Styx ("hate") is the Greek goddess of the river of death in the underworld.
She was usually said to be the daughter of Erebus and Nyx.
The gods swore their oaths by this river, for violating such an oath would result in the loss of their immortality.
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 greek mythology - Definition, Synonyms, and Reference from OnPedia.com
Pandora's box - (Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it; she gave in to her curiosity and opened it; all the miseries and evils flew out to afflict mankind
Cocytus, River Cocytus - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron
Argus - (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes
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 Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Styx
The principal and most famous river of Hades, generally thought of as forming its border.
When they first journeyed to the Underworld, the ghostly remains of the dead congregated on the near shore of the Styx, seeking passage from the ferryman Charon.
The river Styx, Charon the Boatman and Cerberus guarding the portals of Hades.
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 TheRiverStyx.net: The Myths of Hades
This river Styx served as a crossroads where the world of the living met the world of the dead, and the world of the mortal met the world of the immortal.Greek Mythology Gods, mortals, and great heroes and villains made their way across the river Styx.
Greek Mythology has always been a passion of mine, and it is my mission to show that the Greek god Hades and the underworld were not evil and were not the Greek equivalent to Hell.
The Greek God Hades was not the devil, and the river Styx was not the lake of fire.
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 The Probert Encyclopaediat
In Greek mythology, Phyllis was a goddess of spring, trees, wisdom, women's secrets and the genetic knowledge contained in seeds.
In Roman mythology, Psyche was the personification of the passion of love.
In Greek mythology Tiresias was a blind prophet.
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 VH1.com : Styx : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Early on, Styx's music reflected such then-current prog rockers as Emerson, Lake & Palmer and the Moody Blues, as evidenced by such releases as 1972's self-titled debut, 1973's Styx II, 1974's The Serpent Is Rising, and 1975's Man of Miracles.
A forgettable live album, Caught in the Act, was issued in 1984, before Styx went on hiatus, and the majority of its members pursued solo projects throughout the remainder of the decade.
With the other Styx members wanting to soldier on with further albums and tours, DeYoung was forced to take a break when he developed an uncommon viral ailment, which made the singer extremely sensitive to light.
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 AllRefer.com - Styx (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Styx[stiks] Pronunciation Key, in Greek mythology, river of Hades that the souls of the dead had to cross on their journey from the realm of the living.
It was a sacred river, and by its name even the gods took their most solemn oaths.
There is a river Styx in the N Peloponnesus (in ancient Arcadia).
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Hades - Hades, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology.
Nike - Nike, in Greek religion and mythology, goddess of victory, daughter of Pallas and Styx.
Achilles - Achilles, in Greek mythology, foremost Greek hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis.
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 Styx * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Styx * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Styx, with her children, were the first to stand with Zeus.
Styx is called The Hateful because she is the body of water in the Underworld over which the souls of the dead are ferried by Kharon (Charon) and by which the Immortals swear their most solemn oaths.
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 Styx found Swiftly
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The Styx protocol is a variant of a protocol called 9P that was developed for the Plan 9 operating system[9man].
Retrospec are a team of coders, graphics artists and computer musicians who have gathered together to bring you the best remakes of old 8 bit games that we can.
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