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Acheron

(ăk`ərŏn): see HadesHades
, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology. 1 The ruler of the underworld: see Pluto. 2 The world of the dead, ruled by Pluto and Persephone, located either underground or in the far west beyond the inhabited regions.
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Acheron

river of woe in the underworld. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 5]
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11, providing a reproduction of Charles Walter's photograph taken in 1865, 'The Yarra Tribe Starting for the Acheron', State Library of Victoria, H13881/14.
Sospecho que, a un nivel subconsciente, estaba bajo la influencia de la linea de la Eneida de Virgilio, que Sigmund Freud tomo como lema para su obra La interpretacion de los suenos: "flectere si nequeo superos, Acheronta movebo" (Eneida, VII, 312), que puede traducirse como: "Si no puedo desviar la voluntad de los poderes superiores, entonces movere el rio Acheron" o "Si no puedo desviar la voluntad del cielo, entonces movere el infierno".
Postman SL (2000) Crossing the Acheron: A Study of Nine Novels by Giose Rimanelli.
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Be propitious to me, gods of Acheron! Let the threefold spirit of Jehovah be strong!
Much respect to our foster parents Bill and Carmen at the Acheron and Anchored Inn.
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The cover of the book features a painting by the Austro-Hungarian painter Adolf Hiremy-Hirschl, entitled "Souls on the Banks of the Acheron." (The painting hangs in the Belvedere Museum just outside the center of Vienna.) As Somek explains in the video, the painting shows "Hermes, the god of commerce [global capitalism], leading the deceased [political] souls into the underworld." He ends the video by asking the question whether "'our constitutional experience' has come to an end." If it has, he suggests, the culprit is "global international capitalism."
The following day, together with HMS Acheron, she helped to sink a u-boat, and on September 12 HMS Kelly brought the Duke of Windsor (the former King edward vIII) back to england from Le Havre.
From the ancient city of Nikopolis, built in 31BC, to Nekromanteion, on a hill above what in ancient times was the mouth of the River Acheron, the mythical River Styx, gateway to the underworld.
The Cancer Care Ward Still on this side of the Acheron, and so still I do not hold out much hope, but I shall inside the resistance.
The Surprise's target was die fester, better, more heavily armed Acheron warship.