Sentence Examples


  • By command of Zeus she carries in a ewer water from the Styx, with which she puts to sleep all who perjure themselves.
  • To say that these truths are independent of him is to speak of God as a Jupiter or a Saturn, - to subject him to Styx and the Fates."
  • According to another story Thetis dipped the child in the waters of the river Styx, by which his whole body became invulnerable, except that part of his heel by which she held him; whence the proverbial "heel of Achilles" (Statius, Achilleis, i.
  • It was his duty to ferry over the Styx (or Acheron) those souls of the deceased who had duly received the rites of burial, in payment for which service he received an obol, which was placed in the mouth of the corpse.
  • The name is also applied in Greek mythology to a tributary of the Acheron or of the Styx, a river in Hades.

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