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46 "Metamorphoses" was written by Ovid. Literature > Mythology 12/13/10
47 In Greek mythology, Uranus is the personification of the sky. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
48 In Norse Mythology, Thor was the god of thunder. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
49 In Norse mythology, the sea monster Jormungand encircled the world. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
50 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
51 The eleventh Labor of Heracles was to steal the golden apples of the Hesperides. Literature > Mythology 11/29/10
52 In Greek mythology the monster Typhon is buried beneath Mount Etna in Sicily. Literature > Mythology 11/28/10
53 In Greek mythology, Jason's ship was called the Argo. Literature > Mythology 11/23/10
54 In Greek Mythology, Jason obtained the Golden Fleece. Literature > Mythology 11/21/10
55 In Norse mythology, Loki is the shape-shifting trickster god. Literature > Mythology 11/18/10
56 In Norse mythology, there were nine worlds. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
57 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
58 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
59 In Norse mythology, Heimdall is the watchman of the gods. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
60 In Greek mythology, Meleager killed the Calydonian boar. Literature > Mythology 11/04/10

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