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61 In Norse Mythology, Thor was the god of thunder. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
62 Iris was the Greek goddess of rainbows. Literature > Mythology 10/15/08
63 Jinn and afrits are types of spirits in Arabic lore. Literature > Mythology 08/12/08
64 Nemesis is the Greek goddess of revenge and vengence. Literature > Mythology 06/15/08
65 Poseidon is the Greek god of the sea. Literature > Mythology 05/21/08
66 The constellation Gemini is made of two stars named for the twin sons of Zeus in Greek mythology, Castor and Pollux. Literature > Mythology 06/23/13
67 The eighth Labor of Heracles was to steal the man-eating mares of King Diomedes of Thrace. Literature > Mythology 08/26/10
68 The eleventh Labor of Heracles was to steal the golden apples of the Hesperides. Literature > Mythology 11/29/10
69 The fifth Labor of Heracles was to clean the Augean stables. Literature > Mythology 03/02/11
70 The first Labor of Heracles was to slay the Nemean lion. Literature > Mythology 08/09/10
71 The fourth Labor of Heracles was to capture the Erymanthian boar. Literature > Mythology 08/21/10
72 The ninth Labor of Heracles was to obtain the girdle of Hippolyte, Queen of the Amazons. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
73 The second labor of Heracles was to slay the Lernean Hydra. Literature > Mythology 09/17/11
74 The seventh Labor of Heracles was to capture the Cretan bull. Literature > Mythology 10/14/10
75 The sixth Labor of Heracles was to defeat the Stymphalian birds. Literature > Mythology 09/04/10

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