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Lethe

(lē`thē), in Greek mythology, river of forgetfulness in Hades. The dead drank from Lethe upon their arrival in the underworld.

Lethe

 

(Greek for “oblivion”), in ancient Greek mythology a river in the infernal regions. After tasting water from the Lethe, the spirits of the dead would forget their earthly lives. In a figurative sense, the Lethe designates oblivion. In Russian, “disappear in the Lethe” means to sink into oblivion, to be forgotten, or to disappear without a trace.

Lethe

river of Hades which induced forgetfulness. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 687; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost; Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
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