What is Charon?

  • (noun): (Greek mythology) the ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades.

Some articles on charon:

Charon's Obol - Archaeological Evidence - Western Europe
... On the Iberian Peninsula, evidence interpreted as Charon's obol has been found at Tarragona ... Thirty Gallo-Roman burials near the Pont de Pasly, Soissons, each contained a coin for Charon ... an earlier Gallo-Roman period when the dead were buried with vessels, notably of glass, and Charon’s obol and later, when they were given funerary dress and goods according to ...
Charon (Marvel Comics) - Fictional Character Biography - Adulthood and Confrontation With X-Factor
... Charlie would function as the devil's Charon, ferrying souls to the underworld ... Unfortunately, Charon's attempt to kill off the X-Factor team was unsuccessful ... As he fought against the X-Factor, Strong Guy began to feel that he knew who Charon actually was ...
Charon, Louisiana
... Charon (also spelled "Charogne") is an unincorporated community in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States ... Charon is located at 30°01′18″N 92°01′23″W / 30.02167°N 92.02306°W / 30.02167 -92.02306 (30.021593, -92.023178) at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 339 and ...
Charon's Obol - Modern Poetry
... Poets of the modern era have continued to make use of Charon's obol as a living allusion ... hero's entry to the underworld with his payment of the obol to Charon ... speaker associates himself with the dead, bearing payment for Charon the ferryman, to cross the river Styx ...
Mark Of Charon (comics)
... Mark of Charon was an American comic book published by CrossGen Entertainment from April to August 2003 ... Taking place in the Sigilverse, it primarily features the characters Charon, Javi Cobian and Appolyon ...