GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ACHERON

Greek River God

God of the River of Grief

Son of HELIOS and GAIA, he sided with the TITANS against the Gods in the early battles, not actually fighting but lending a hand as a water carrier.

ZEUS decided a suitable punishment was to turn him into water as a tributary of the River STYX known as Acheron, the River of Grief, leading to the Underworld HADES.

ACHERON FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ACHERON
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Rivers
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 20644
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Article last updated on 31 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Acheron: Greek River God (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Oct. 2013. Web. 2 October 2014.

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