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31 In Greek mythology, the Anemoi were the four winds. Literature > Mythology 03/03/09
32 The first Labor of Heracles was to slay the Nemean lion. Literature > Mythology 08/09/10
33 The fourth Labor of Heracles was to capture the Erymanthian boar. Literature > Mythology 08/21/10
34 The eighth Labor of Heracles was to steal the man-eating mares of King Diomedes of Thrace. Literature > Mythology 08/26/10
35 In Greek mythology, Perseus killed the Gorgon Medusa. Literature > Mythology 08/29/10
36 In Greek mythology, Theseus killed the Minotaur. Literature > Mythology 08/29/10
37 The sixth Labor of Heracles was to defeat the Stymphalian birds. Literature > Mythology 09/04/10
38 In Greek mythology, Bellerophon killed the Chimera on the back of the winged horse Pegasus. Literature > Mythology 09/06/10
39 In Greek mythology, Oedipus solved the riddle of the Sphinx. Literature > Mythology 09/22/10
40 The twelfth and final Labor of Heracles was to capture Cerberus, three-headed guard dog of the Underworld. Literature > Mythology 10/13/10
41 The seventh Labor of Heracles was to capture the Cretan bull. Literature > Mythology 10/14/10
42 "The Iliad" was written by Homer. Literature > Mythology 10/16/10
43 The third Labor of Heracles was to capture the Ceryneian hind. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
44 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
45 The ninth Labor of Heracles was to obtain the girdle of Hippolyte, Queen of the Amazons. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10





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