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ID: 901001424
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001424
Record Type: Legendary Place

Styx (Greek legendary river)

Note: In Greek mythology, one of the rivers of the underworld. In Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, the gods swear by the water of the Styx as their most binding oath.

Names:
Styx (Greek legendary river) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
River Styx (Greek legendary river) (English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek legendary places> (P)
............Styx (Greek legendary river) (I)
Related Iconography:
associated with .... Charon
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Charon (Greek character)) [901000315]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... river
.....(riverine bodies of water, bodies of freshwater by biome, bodies of freshwater, bodies of water (natural), natural landscapes, landscapes (environments), Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name), Built Environment (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Styx (Greek legendary river)
................Grant and Hazel, Who's Who in Classical Mythology (1993)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 93E21 Styx (river of Hades)
River Styx (Greek legendary river)
................Getty Research Institute Special Collections Finding Aids (2005-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Styx," accessed 5 July 2017

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