Geographic Location

Name: Lete

Source: classical

Nature: mythical

Description: In Greek mythology one of the rivers of Hell. Dante, however, places Lethe in the Earthly Paradise. Drinking from the Lethe causes complete forgetfulness.


Botticelli, Sandro

Botticelli, Dante's confession Botticelli, Procession

Doré, Gustave

Doré, Dante in the Lethe Doré, Lethe

Flaxman, John

Flaxman, Lethe

Vellutello, Alessandro (commissioner)

Vellutello, Immersion in Lethe