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  • Long, above which a path has been made, whence a stairway leads down to the banks of the river Styx, a body of water 40 ft.
  • A bed of Agaricus was found by the writer near the river Styx; and upon this hint an attempt has been made to propagate edible fungi in this locality.
  • The name is also applied in Greek mythology to a tributary of the Acheron or of the Styx, a river in Hades.
  • 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.
  • 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.
 

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