- European (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
An animal headed god from Etruscan mythology. He had flaming eyes and large tusks and presided over death and torment. He enjoyed watching people die in agony. In Roman myth the name of the ferryman ‘Charon’ derives from this god.
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