Four Great Mythological Adventures

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Can you name the Four Great Mythological Adventures?

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In one of Ovid's best stories, this boy travels to the Sun before riding the Sun's chariot
This boy was mortal on his mother's side--who was called____
Name of the Sun-god
Who used to laugh at the boy because he said he was the son of the Sun?
The sun-god promised by this river that he would give anything his son desired, because he wished to prove that the boy was his son
Name one animal which will try to harm those riding the Sun's chariot in the sky
Name another.
Name another.
Name another.
Obviously the boy could not master the wild horses---Name one of the four mountains which was first to burn
Name another.
Name another.
Name another.
Which river was said to hide its head and flee (where it is still hidden) because of this event?
_____uttered a great cry which reached up to the gods
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He killed the boy with a thunderbolt
This mysterious river put out the flames and received the dead boy
these people buried the boy
the boy's sisters, the Heliades, were changed into these kinds of trees, mourning at his grave
Original name for the city of Corinth
This man in Hades must forever roll a stone uphill because he once betrayed a secret of Zeus
This king of Corinth was the betrayer's (mentioned in previous question) son
The king of Corinth committed a terrible act, feeding his horses this
This man was held to be the son of the King of Corinth
_____was the mother of the son of the King of Corinth
_____the actual father of the son of the King of Corinth
This boy desired above all else a winged horse, by the name of ______
When that winged horse's hoof struck the earth, this spring sprang up on Helicon
The horse had sprung from this beast's blood
This wise seer advised Bellerophon to go to Athena's temple and sleep there
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The winged horse was found drinking at this far-famed spring of Corinth
Athena gave this to the young man who desperately wished to ride the winged horse
This king of Argos purified the rider of the winged horse when the rider killed his brother
The wife of the previous question, called _____, loved the rider, who refused to have an affair with her
The King of Argos was tricked into believing that Bellerophon had wronged the rider's wife-----he sent the rider to the King of _____
The King of the place where the rider of the winged horse went received the youth for these many days
The youth was sent to kill this part-lion, part-serpent, part-goat, which could breathe out fire
These sharp things were used to kill the part-lion, part-serpent, part-goat
The youth after a long time decided to fly to this place with Pegasus, but was thrown off the horse because of the terrible crime.
These twin-giants were ambitious, tall, and very strong.
They were the sons of this god
Common name used to refer to the twin giants collectively
Name one of two possible names of the twins' mother
The twins naughtily imprisoned this god with chains of brass
This god of thievery cunningly freed the imprisoned god by night
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Then the twins decided to place this Mountain on Mount Ossa
One of the giants, with the shorter name, wished to carry off this goddess
The other, with the longer name, wished to carry off this goddess
The twins were led by the goddess from the previous question to this wooded island
These weapons killed the twin Giants
This architect from Crete was imprisoned in his own Labyrinth
This Cretan king imprisoned him
The architect had showed this lover of Theseus how to escape the Labyrinth
The architect made these for himself and his son to escape the Labyrinth
This was the name of the foolish son of the architect
The boy drowned, because he did this
The afflicted father made his way to this island, where he was received by the King
The angry Cretan king proclaimed that a reward would be given for passing a thread through this
The architect attached this to thread to win the prize.
 

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Created Feb 20, 2011ReportNominate
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