limbo

General - The borders of hell. This area is reserved for those who of their own, such as children who died before baptism. There are said to be separate limbos for such children (Limbo of Children); for those born before Christ's crucifixion (Limbo of the Fathers) and for those not responsible for their own actions (Limbo of Fools). In Carolingian lore, the Limbo of the Moon is a storehouse for ephemeral things such as advice disregarded, time misspent, promises not kept, deathbed wishes, etc. Occasionally identified as limbo.

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