Styx

The Styx (s; Στύξ stýkʰs, `Hate, Detest`) is a river in Greek mythology that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain usually called Hades, which is also the name of its ruler). The rivers Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus all converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which is also somet.....
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Styx

• (n.) The principal river of the lower world, which had to be crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.
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Styx

River Styx noun (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
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Styx

[newspaper] Styx (Greek: Στύξ) is a weekly newspaper that features local and general information. It is based in Akrata in the eastern part of Achaea, Greece. It was first published in 2004. It is the Independent Cultural and Political Newspaper of the Northern Peloponnese. Its editor in-chief is Vasileios Antoniou. ...
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Styx

[Windmill game] Styx was originally created by Windmill Software in 1983 and released as a copy-protected, bootable 5.25` floppy disk for the IBM PC/XT. It is a clone of the 1981 arcade game Qix. Three significant differences are: the caterpillar (that can grow in size in later rounds), the introduction of diagonal movement (in contrast to ...
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Styx

Styx noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] (Class. Myth.) The principal river of the lower world, which had to be crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.
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Styx

In Greek and Roman mythology, the Styx was the principal river in the underworld. Styx was the name of a nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She dwelt at the entrance to Hades in a lofty grotto which was supported by silver columns. Styx took her children to help Zeus in the fight against the Titans.
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Styx

In Greek mythology the River Styx was the boundary between the world of the living and the underworld. The dead had to cross it in a boat.
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Styx

in Greek mythology, one of the rivers of the underworld. The word styx literally means `shuddering` and expresses loathing of death. In Homer`s Iliad ... [2 related articles]
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Styx

In Greek mythology, the river surrounding Hades, the underworld. When an oath was sworn by Styx, its waters were taken to seal the promise. Gods who broke such a vow suffered a year's...
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Styx

In Greek mythology, the river surrounding Hades, the underworld. When an oath was sworn by Styx, its waters were taken to seal the promise. Gods who broke such a vow suffered a year's unconsciousness and nine years' exile, while to mortal transgressors its waters were deadly poison. The tradition may have derived from some form of trial by ...
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Styx

NATO designation for medium-range cruise missile [SU]
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Styx

One of several Rivers of Underworld. The souls of the dead were ferried across the Styx by Charon.
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Styx

Styx (stiks) , 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. The river was personified as a nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and mother ...
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Styx

Styx Literally, the Hateful. In Greek mythology, the river encircling Hades over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead to the underworld. According to Homer, the underworld is vague, a shadowy place inhabited by shades. The existence of ghosts, if it can be called that, was like a miserable dream. The later poets defined the world of the dead...
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Styx

the underworld River of Hatred. For her help with fighting off the Titans, Zeus made her the river by which all the gods swear oaths.
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Styx

[n] - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
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