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31 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
32 In Norse mythology, Heimdall is the watchman of the gods. Literature > Mythology 11/08/10
33 In Greek mythology, Meleager killed the Calydonian boar. Literature > Mythology 11/04/10
34 In Greek mythology, Perseus killed a sea monster to rescue his future wife Andromeda. Literature > Mythology 11/03/10
35 The ninth Labor of Heracles was to obtain the girdle of Hippolyte, Queen of the Amazons. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
36 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
37 The third Labor of Heracles was to capture the Ceryneian hind. Literature > Mythology 10/17/10
38 "The Iliad" was written by Homer. Literature > Mythology 10/16/10
39 The seventh Labor of Heracles was to capture the Cretan bull. Literature > Mythology 10/14/10
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 In Greek mythology, Oedipus solved the riddle of the Sphinx. Literature > Mythology 09/22/10
42 In Greek mythology, Bellerophon killed the Chimera on the back of the winged horse Pegasus. Literature > Mythology 09/06/10
43 The sixth Labor of Heracles was to defeat the Stymphalian birds. Literature > Mythology 09/04/10
44 In Greek mythology, Theseus killed the Minotaur. Literature > Mythology 08/29/10
45 In Greek mythology, Perseus killed the Gorgon Medusa. Literature > Mythology 08/29/10




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