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olive
an Old World evergreen tree grown in warm regions for its fruit that is a food and the source of an edible oil
fig
a tree of warm regions related to the mulberry that bears a pear-shaped edible fruit
cella
inner part of a temple housing the statue of a god or goddess
Tholos graves
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shaft graves
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libation
an act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice (as to a god); also : the liquid poured
omen
an event or phenomenon believed to be a sign or warning of a future occurrence
soothsayer
one who foretells events
trance
a sleeplike state or a state of very deep absorption
oracle
one held to give divinely inspired answers or revelations
seer
a person who foresees or predicts events
Mystery cult
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River Styx
river encircling Hades over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead
Charon
boatsman who ferried souls of the dead across the river Styx to Hades
Cerberus
three headed dog guarding the gate of Hades
Tartarus
infernal abyss below Hades where Zeus hurled the rebel Titans
Elysian Fields
place of ideal bliss and complete happiness
Isles of the Blessed
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Pluto
god ruling over the lower world, also called Hades
Persephone
daughter of Zeus and Demeter abducted by Hades to be his wife in the lower world
Pool of Memory
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Pool of Lethe
pool in Hades whose water produced a loss of memory in those who drank it
Asphodel Fields
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The Fates
three Greek goddesses who control human destiny and life