Orcus


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Orcus

nether world of the dead. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 270]
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However, despite its name and the fact that it is positioned near volcanoes, the actual origin of Orcus Patera remains unclear.
5 248 Ixion 800 30-49 250 Varuna 900 43 283 Quaoar 1250 42 288 2002AW197 750 41-53 325 Haumea 1500 35-52 285 Orcus 950 30-48 247 Makemake 1600 38-53 309 ORBITAL NUMBER NAME ECCENTRICITY OF MOONS Pluto 0.
Another example of liminality comes to the fore in the figure of Charon, the ferryman whom Virgil has also made mention of in Georgics IV: "nor did the ferryman of Orcus (grant) further passage through that barrier-like marsh" ("nec portitor Orci/ amplius obiectam passus transire paludem" (lines 502-03).
The dictionary says that the word, perhaps taken from the Latin orcus, meaning hell, or Italian orco, meaning monster, was popularised by Tolkien.
Tuesday that the animal was treed in the 11000 block of Orcus Street in Lake View Terrace.
Then he takes his staff; with this he calls forth pale shades from Orcus, and sends others beneath grim Tartarus, and gives and takes away sleep, and opens the eyes of the dead.
ogre French, from Old French, epithet for a ferocious pagan, probably alteration (influenced by bougre heretic, sodomite) of *orc,from Latin Orcus, god of the underworld
For, because she was perishing neither through fate nor by a deserved death, but pitiably before her day, inflamed by sudden madness, Proserpina had not yet taken a blonde lock from her crown and consigned her head / life to Orcus.