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Cerberus - A guardian hound of the Greek Underworld and a faithful servant of Hades. Said to snarl and attack anyone foolish enough to try and escape the Underworld

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STYX [Στυξ] was the goddess of the underworld River Styx, one of the Titan generation of Okeanides. Styx was also the personified Daimon of hatred. Described as a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and as a nymph, Styx dwelt at the entrance of Hades, in a lofty grotto which was supported by silver columns. She was a firm ally of Zeus in the Titan Wars, who brought her children Nike, Zelos, Bia and Kratos to stand alongside the god. Zeus rewarded her by making her streams the agent of the binding

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Charon is the ferryman of Hades and carried the newly deceased across the rivers Styx and Acheron that divded the world of the living from the world of the dead.

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The underworld was named after Hades himself. It was divided into several regions, among them Erebus, the upper region, Tartarus, the lower region and Elysium, Fields of the blessed.

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Hades and Persephone. Interesting perspective from the artist because it makes Persephone appear as though she actually loves Hades.

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