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Flegitoun


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(‘the fiery’), one of the rivers of Hades, referred to by Troilus as ‘the fery flood of helle’ (Tr III.1600). Chaucer found the name in Virgil and in Dante.

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).


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