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Charon and the crossing

ancient, medieval, and Renaissance transformations of a myth

by Ronnie H. Terpening

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Italian literature -- History and criticism,
    • Classical literature -- History and criticism,
    • Charon (Greek mythology) in literature,
    • Civilization, Medieval, in literature,
    • Renaissance -- Italy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonnie H. Terpening.
      LC ClassificationsPQ4053.C47 T47 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3513430M
      ISBN 100838750613
      LC Control Number82074492

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Charon's seal. In Greek mythology, Charon or Kharon (Greek Χάρων) is described as an old helmsman with a beard, standing upon his boat as he ferries the souls of the newly deceased into Hades.A coin to pay Charon for passage, usually an obolus or danake, was sometimes placed in or on the mouth of a dead person.

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'Landscape with Charon Crossing the Styx' shows the character, Charon, from two works of literature, Virgil's Aeneid and Dante's Inferno. Charon ferries the souls of the dead from the land of the living to the land of Hades. In the paining, Charon, ferries a soul down the river Styx. Follow/Fav Charon Docks At Daylight.

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Charon and the Crossing of the Acheron (from The Inferno: Canto 3) Woodblock in colors 10 x /4 inches ( x cm) (image) Signed lower right and numbered lower left in red pencil Bruce Hochman OS has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this lot.

The most famous Patinir’s painting, Landscape with Charon Crossing the Styx depicts a human soul who is being stranded between heaven and hell. With a kind of triptychal composition resembling the infamous The Gardens of Earthly Delights, the painting is rich in details and full of different divine and hellish figures.

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Charon, The Ferryman of Hell by Gustave Dore () (Public Domain) One of his earliest mentions is in the Greek satirical tragedy Alcestis by Euripides: “Alkestis [Alcestis]: I see him there at the oars of his little boat in the lake, the ferryman of the dead, Kharon [Charon], with his hand upon the oar and he calls me now.The body of water that Charon is crossing is the River Styx, which separates the living from the dead.

Even if you’re not up on ancient Greek mythology, the name “Charon” may ring a bell with you because earlier this year when NASA’s New Horizons probe flew by the planet Pluto, astronomers learned a lot about Pluto’s moon, Charon.Charon (Kharon) was the ferryman of Hades.

Those who passed away would have to cross the rivers Styx and Acheron to reach the underworld, and Charon would take them on this journey. His fee for carrying the dead across the rivers to the underworld was .