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 Styx (mythology) - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In Greek mythology, Styx ("[river of] hate") is the name of a river which formed the boundary between earth and the underworld, Hades.
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.
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 Styx - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Styx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In Greek mythology, the river surrounding Hades, the underworld.
The river was believed to rise in the mountains near Nonacris, in northern Arcadia, and fell 185 m/605 ft down a sheer rockface into a ravine to reach its subterranean course.
The nymph of Styx lived at the entrance to Hades, in a grotto supported by silver columns.
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 River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Rivers begin at their source in higher ground, either rising from a spring, forming from glacial meltwater, flowing from a body of water such as a lake, or simply from damp, boggy places where the soil is waterlogged.
The Lena, the principal river of northeastern Siberia
The Maas, the principal river of the southern provinces of the Netherlands and eastern Belgium
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 Styx (mythology) - Databank
In ancient times the Styx was said to be the river that marked the boundary between the Ukraine and Russia, near the Ukrainian town of Kerch.
Styx supported Zeus in the Titanomachia- she was the first to rush to his aid.
Styx is also the name of a naiad nymph whose river was the most holy and sacred, and to swear on it was the most holy oath a God could make.
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Styx is also the name of a primordial goddess who represented that river, a daughter of Erebus and Nyx.
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 the original Greek and Roman sources, as well as in Dante, it was the river Acheron that Charon plied.
Dante put Phlegyas over the Styx and made it the fifth circle of Hell, where the wrathful and sullen are punished by being perpetually drowned in the muddy waters.
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 Latest information on river song birthday card   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Rivers whose mouths are in saline tidal waters may form estuaries.Over time, rivers cut away at their beds especially in the song.Pop songs also have rhyming schemes which are commonly used by lyricists.
Rivers whose mouths are in saline tidal waters may form estuaries.Over time, rivers cut away at their mouths.
Old rivers are characterized by flood plains.Rejuvenated river - a river is just a shorthand way to refer to the person keeps the wish to himself or herself.
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 Hades Encyclopedia Article @ Hell1.com (Hell 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The deceased entered the underworld by crossing the river Zeus ferried across by 2.4 Heracles (kair'-on), who charged an Pirithous, a small coin for passage, placed under the tongue of the deceased by pious relatives.
The far side of the river was guarded by Hermes, the three-headed dog defeated by Heracles (Roman edit).
The five rivers of Hades are trivium (the river of sorrow), Theseus (lamentation), edit (fire), Ixion (forgetfulness) and Sheol (hate).
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The deceased entered the underworld by crossing the river Acheron ferried across by Charon (kair'-on), who charged an obolus, a small coin for passage, placed under the tongue of the deceased by pious relatives.
The far side of the river was guarded by Cerberus, the three-headed dog defeated by Heracles (Roman Hercules).
The five rivers of Hades are Acheron (the river of sorrow), Cocytus (lamentation), Phlegethon (fire), Lethe (forgetfulness) and Styx (hate).
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 Styx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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 River (disambiguation), any of various geographical rivers named for the mythological one
Styx (album), the first album released by the band Styx in 1972
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 Styx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Styx (film), a 2001 movie, starring Peter Weller.
Styx (band), an American rock band popular in the 1970s and 1980s
Styx (protocol), the network protocol at the heart of the Inferno operating system
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 Styx | | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Styx is the first musical act to ever have four consecutive triple platinum albums.
Styx (Στυξ, Fluss des Hasses, im Griechischen weiblich wie nur ganz wenige Flüsse) ist in der griechischen Mythologie neben Acheron, Lethe, Kokytos, Phlegethon und Eridanus ein Fluss der Unterwelt und eine Flussgöttin, Tochter des Okeanos und der Tethys (siehe Stammbaum der griechischen Götter).
Entsprechend der Sage stellt der Styx die Grenze zwischen der Welt der Lebenden und dem Totenreich Hades dar.
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The River Styx and the locality Styx in North Canterbury, New Zealand
The Styx Creek and the locality Styx in Central Otago, New Zealand near Paerau on the Dunstan Trail.
The '70s band Styx is so bitter about their former lead singer that on their current tour, they won't play the songs he made famous.
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 Lorelei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It marks the narrowest part of the river between Switzerland and the North Sea.
Lorelei is also the name of one of the beautiful Rhine Maidens who lured navigators of this river to their dooms with their alluring singing, much as the ancient Greek Sirens did.
"Lorelei" is the name of, and the name of the subject character, in the rock 'n' roll hit song by the American band Styx from 1976.
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The city center (situated in a lush valley, ringed with vineyards and forests, close to the River Neckar) itself has an approximate population of 600,000 and covers an area of 210 km².
Stuttgart with its metropolitan area (the political entity "Stuttgart Region" enlarged by the nearby cities of Tübingen, Reutlingen, Heilbronn and their surroundings) is one of the most prominent and well-known German towns, especially due to its cultural, administrative and huge economic importance.
And, since river transport is important in Europe, I thought that maps that showed the relationship between Stuttgart and the other Rhine cities would be useful.
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 Ferry Information - Online Prescription Medication Directory
Free ferries operate in some parts of the world, such as at Woolwich in London, England (across the River Thames); in Amsterdam, Netherlands (across the IJ waterway); in New York Harbor, connecting Manhattan to Staten Island; and across many lakes in British Columbia.
Two of the world's largest ferry systems are located in the Strait of Georgia, in the Canadian province of British Columbia, and Puget Sound, in the U.S. state of Washington.
The profession of the ferryman is embodied in Greek mythology in Charon, the boatman who transported souls across the River Styx to the Underworld.
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 Thetis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In a variant of the myth, Thetis tried to make Achilles invulnerable by dipping him in the waters of the Styx (the river of Hades).
However, the heel by which she held him was not protected by the Styx's waters.
In the story of Achilles in the Trojan War in the Iliad, Homer does not mention this weakness of Achilles' heel.
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So Hera recommended that she marry Peleus, as he was as near to an immortal as she was ever going to get.
When Achilles was born, Thetis tried to make him immortal by dipping him in the river Styx.
Achilles even got in a fight with the river god Scamander who became angry that Achilles was choking his waters with all the men he killed.
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The "integral unit" or "integrated unit" which is comprised of specially designed vessels that lock together in such a rigid and strong method as to be certified as such by authorities (classification societies) such as the American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Indian Register of Shipping,Det Norske Veritas or several others.
The crew live aboard the towboat as it travels along the inland river system and or the intracoastal waterways.
Modern usage uses a ten foot pole, but the earliest instances in print involve a forty foot pole[1], which is improbably long for operating a barge.
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 Styx River (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Styx River or River Styx may refer to the following:
One of three Styx Rivers in New Zealand
One of the two River Styxs in Michigan in the USA.
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 CERBERUS : Encyclopedia Entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Orpheus used his musical skills to lull Cerberus to sleep.
Hermes put him to sleep with water from the river Lethe.
In Roman mythology, The Sybil of Cumae lulled Cerberus to sleep with drugged honeycakes in order to permit Aeneas fuller entry to the underworld.
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The deceased entered the underworld by crossing the river Acheron, also called the Styx, ferried across by Charon (kair'-on), who charged an obolus, a small coin for passage, placed under the tongue of the deceased by pious relatives.
If Hades is, as mentioned above, simply the grave, then this verse could be taken as simply a metaphor for the end of death, in line with Revelation 21:3, 4.
For other uses of Hades, see Hades (disambiguation).
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The Lorelei (originally written as Loreley) is a rock in the Rhine near St. Goarshausen, which soars some 120 meters above the water line.
It seems like one of the requirements for being a professional music critic these days is to have a professed loathing of such bands as Styx, Journey, Kansas, and the rest of the classic AOR pantheon.
I'm certainly no professional music critic, but I'll take Styx over most of the current crop of critic's darlings any day of the week.
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In Roman mythology, Tartarus is the place where sinners are sent.
Virgil describes it in the Aeneid as a gigantic place, surrounded by the flaming river Phlegethon and triple walls to prevent sinners from escaping from it.
It is guarded by a hydra with fifty fl gaping jaws, which sits at a screeching gate protected by columns of solid adamantine, a substance akin to diamond - so hard that nothing will cut through it.
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