Lethe

Lethe

Lethe

Lethe was one of the five rivers that flowed through the Underworld in Greek mythology. It passed through the cave of Hypnos (sleep); there, whoever drank from its waters, they forgot everything. The other four rivers were Styx, Acheron, Cocytus, and Phlegethon.

Lethe was also the personification of forgetfulness, a goddess who was the daughter of Eris, and sister to a number of siblings, including Ponos, Limos, Algea, Hysminai, Makhai, Phonoi, Androktasiai, Neikea, Pseudologoi, Amphilogiai, Dysnomia, Ate, and Horcus.

See Also: Hypnos, Styx, Eris, Ponos, Limos, Algea, Makhai, Androktasiai, Pseudologoi, Dysnomia, Ate, Horcus

Lethe Q&A

Who was Lethe?

Lethe was one of the five rivers that flowed through the Underworld in Greek mythology. It passed through the cave of Hypnos (sleep).

Who were the parents of Lethe?

The parent of Lethe was Eris.

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