Is Styx a real river?

Asked by Iris Spencer

The Styx is based on a real stream and waterfall called the Mavroneri (AKA “Black Water”) in the Peloponnese, and two American researchers, historian Adrienne Mayor and toxicologist Antoinette Hayes, have just published an academic paper arguing that the Styx/Mavroneri contained a deadly bacterium and that water from …

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