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Caronte or Caron

Index: El Zahir, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 591. Un arte abstracto, Crónicas de Bustos Domecq, OCC,Obras completas en colaboración. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1979. 325. Prólogo, NED,Nueve ensayos dantescos. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1982. 88.

Charon, the ferryman across the Styx

Fishburn and Hughes: In Greek mythology the divinity charged with transporting the dead across the river Styx. Charon's fee was an obol, which was placed in the mouth of the dead at burial. The Zahir