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Mythology & Beliefs: Lethe
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Lethe was one of several Rivers of Underworld.

Lethe in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (Λήθη), the personification of oblivion, is called by Hesiod (Hes. Th. 227) a daughter of Eris. A river in the lower world likewise bore the name of Lethe. [HADES.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Lethe in Wikipedia In Greek mythology, Lethe (Λήθη; Classical Greek /ˈlɛːtʰɛː/, modern Greek: /ˈliθi/) was one of the five rivers of Hades. Also known as the Ameles potamos (river of unmindfulness), the Lethe flowed around the cave of Hypnos and through the Underworld, where all those who drank from it experienced complete forgetfulness. Lethe was also the name of the Greek spirit of forgetfulness and oblivion, with whom the river was often identified. In Classical Greek, the word Lethe literally means "oblivion", "forgetfulness," or "concealment". It is related to the Greek word for "truth", aletheia (αλήθεια), meaning "un- forgetfulness" or "un-concealment"...

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