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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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5, visitors to the Cascades Raptor Center can visit the two resident turkey vultures - Kali and Lethe - and take part in interactive events to better understand "vulture culture.
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But the most important link to the Hades is that it resembles the magical rivers that flow through the Greek underworld and cause magical effects upon those that attempt to cross it or who drink of it, such as the Styx (which strips gods from their immortality), the Lethe (causing oblivion), and the Acheron (which brings about sorrow).
The performance segment will feature Pato's "My Lethe Story, The River of Forgetfulness,'' composed in response to her mother's memory loss, and Golijov's "The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind,'' a meditation on life, Judaism and music.
Those others you see are summoned by the god, To drink from the river Lethe, so that in utter Forgetfulness, willingly they go back Into their bodies.
Emerson is partial to the image of Lethe, and never speaks with confidence that we are drinkers enough to survive our imbibing ["Experience"].
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Anchises's answer to this incomprehension is that the souls' memories have been erased by Lethe: the souls come to Lethe stream, "That there unmemoried they may see again /The heavens and wish re-entry into bodies" (VI.
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