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The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.
In this article, we look at Acheron and the myths and legends surrounding Acheron , Acheron relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
River of sorrow and woes, Acheron was considered the main river of hades [hell- underworld], and the one that Charon the ferryman ferried the newly arrived dead across. It is recorded that Acheron had a son, Ascalapus, by Orhne or Gorgyra [darkness] also known as Styx.