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46 In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus gave fire to mankind and was punished by Zeus when the King of the Gods chained him to the Caucasus Mountains with an eagle eating his liver every day (The liver grew back every night) until Heracles killed the eagle and freed the Titan. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
47 The eleventh Labor of Heracles was to steal the golden apples of the Hesperides. Literature > Mythology 11/29/10
48 In Greek mythology the monster Typhon is buried beneath Mount Etna in Sicily. Literature > Mythology 11/28/10
49 In Greek mythology, Jason's ship was called the Argo. Literature > Mythology 11/23/10
50 In Greek Mythology, Jason obtained the Golden Fleece. Literature > Mythology 11/21/10
51 In Norse mythology, Loki is the shape-shifting trickster god. Literature > Mythology 11/18/10
52 In Norse mythology, there were nine worlds. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
53 The author of the Percy Jackson books, Rick Riordan, has released a new series. The first book is The Red Pyramid. Literature 11/08/10
54 In Norse mythology, Ragnarok was the apocalypse that would ultimately destroy this world and the gods who ruled over it. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
55 In Norse mythology, Heimdall is the watchman of the gods. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
56 In Greek mythology, Meleager killed the Calydonian boar. Literature > Mythology 11/04/10
57 In Greek mythology, Perseus killed a sea monster to rescue his future wife Andromeda. Literature > Mythology 11/03/10
58 The ninth Labor of Heracles was to obtain the girdle of Hippolyte, Queen of the Amazons. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
59 In Greek mythology, the children of the Titans Cronus and Rhea were the goddesses Hestia, Demeter and Hera and the gods Hades, Poseidon and Zeus. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
60 The third Labor of Heracles was to capture the Ceryneian hind. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10

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