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Styx

Source:
The Oxford Companion to World Mythology
Author(s):

David Leeming

Styx 

Its name derived from the verb “to hate,” the River Styx circled the Greek underworld seven times. The spirit of the river was Styx, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. The waters of the Styx were used by the gods to solemnize oaths.

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