The Unsolved Mystery of the Tunnels at Baiae – did ancient priests fool visitors that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades?

Did ancient priests fool visitors to a sulfurous subterranean stream that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades? "There is nothing remotely Elysian about the Phlegræan Fields, which lie on the north shore of the Bay of Naples; nothing sylvan, nothing green. The Fields are part of the caldera of a volcano that is … Continue reading The Unsolved Mystery of the Tunnels at Baiae – did ancient priests fool visitors that they had crossed the River Styx and entered Hades?

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