The Lethe was a river located in an unknown place. Its water had magical properties that induced memory loss.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • In Greek mythology, Lethe is one of the five rivers of Hades. It was said that souls drank from this river before being reincarnated, so that they would forget their past lives.


Notes and references

  1. Lethe River Water information in the apothecary on Pottermore