Lethe is the goddess of oblivion and forgetfulness. She also is associated with the River Lethe in the Underworld.
Lethe was a Naiad, but her river was in the Underworld. The Lethe was the river of Forgetfulness and Oblivion. Lethe was a daughter of Eris. The water from her river was given to those who had died so that they could be free from the lives they had lived before, so that they did not remember the earth and the pleasures of the mortality and their previous lives. Given to those who wished to be reborn.
Daughter of Eris
- Lethe's opposite was Mnemosyne, Titaness of memory and remembrance.