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16 "Theogony" was written by Hesiod. Literature > Mythology 03/22/11
17 The fifth Labor of Heracles was to clean the Augean stables. Literature > Mythology 03/02/11
18 In Norse mythology, Fenrir was a giant wolf. Literature > Mythology 03/02/11
19 In Egyptian mythology, Set (or Seth) was the god of chaos. Literature > Mythology 01/23/11
20 "Metamorphoses" was written by Ovid. Literature > Mythology 12/13/10
21 In Greek mythology, Uranus is the personification of the sky. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
22 In Norse Mythology, Thor was the god of thunder. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
23 In Norse mythology, the sea monster Jormungand encircled the world. Literature > Mythology 12/02/10
24 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
25 The eleventh Labor of Heracles was to steal the golden apples of the Hesperides. Literature > Mythology 11/29/10
26 In Greek mythology the monster Typhon is buried beneath Mount Etna in Sicily. Literature > Mythology 11/28/10
27 In Greek mythology, Jason's ship was called the Argo. Literature > Mythology 11/23/10
28 In Greek Mythology, Jason obtained the Golden Fleece. Literature > Mythology 11/21/10
29 In Norse mythology, Loki is the shape-shifting trickster god. Literature > Mythology 11/18/10
30 In Norse mythology, there were nine worlds. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10

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