Acherusia

Acherusia in Greek mythology, is

(1) the name of the sea, which is the source of the Acheron river in Epirus.

(2.) A sea near Cumae, in Italy.

(3.) A cave in the vicinity of the city of Heraclea in Bithynia, by which Hercules is said to have entered the lower regions.

(4.) A sea near Memphis across which the Egyptians ferried their dead, either to bury them on the other shore or to cast them into the water.

 
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