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Roman name for the underworld?

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Can someone please tell me the Roman name for the underworld. From what little I can find on the net, it's Hades (same as in Greek). Is that correct? I've also seen an article that Romans, like Greeks, believed in the river Styx and the ferryman. Correct?

 

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Dirk

 

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Tarterus. Hades was the greek name for it, so given greek was the lingua franca of the Roman world, it would have seen a lot of use.

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