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The symbol of which country is Chollima, the Winged Horse?
The Chollima Statue is a monument on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The monument symbolizes the "Chollima speed" of the Chollima Movement. The legendary winged horse Chollima depicted by the monument is said to travel 400 km a day.
Where is the alleged "Eve's Tomb"?
in Saudi Arabia
The Tomb of Eve is an archeological site located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is considered by some Muslims to be the burial place of Eve. In 1975, the site was also sealed with concrete by religious authorities, who disapprove of pilgrims praying at tombs. The object is not available to tourists.
According to the legend, why did Lady Godiva ride a horse naked?
to avoid unwanted marriage
to avoid monastery
to lower the taxes
to pay her debt
According to the story, Lady Godiva appealed again and again to her husband, who obstinately refused to lower the taxation. At last, weary of her entreaties, he said he would grant her request if she would strip naked and ride through the streets of the town.
Which country a Poveglia island belongs to?
Poveglia is a small island located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. A small canal divides the island into two separate parts. The island first appears in the historical record in 421, was populated until the residents fled warfare in 1379. Beginning in 1776, the island was used as a quarantine station for those suffering the plague and other diseases for more than 100 years, and later as a mental hospital. The mental hospital closed in 1968, and the island has been vacant since.
To which country the island from the photo belong?
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Island of Saint George (Ostrvo Sveti Đorđe) one of the two islets off the coast of Perast in Bay of Kotor, Montenegro. The island contains Saint George Benedictine monastery from the 12th century and the old graveyard for the old nobility from Perast and further from the whole Bay of Kotor.
What saint is associated with the Bloodhound dog breed?
The St. Hubert hound was, according to legend, first bred ca. 1000 AD by monks at the Saint-Hubert Monastery in Belgium; its likely origins are in France, home of many of modern hounds. Whether they originated there, or what their ancestry was, is uncertain, but from ca. 1200, the monks of the Abbey of St Hubert annually sent several pairs of black hounds as a gift to the King of France. Charles described the 'true race' of the St Hubert as black, with red/tawny marks above the eyes and legs usually of the same colour.
In which city, according to the legend, did Lady Godiva ride naked through the streets in the 11th century?
There was a historic figure, Lady Godiva, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. But, since the name was a popular one (meaning "gift of God" in Old English), it is uncertain if she was the same Godiva who appears in the legend.
Which city was the site of The Rape of the Sabine Women?
The rape of the Sabine Women was an incident from Roman mythology, in which the men of Rome committed a mass abduction of young women from the other cities in the region. It has been a frequent subject of artists, particularly during the Renaissance and post-Renaissance eras.
Where was this picture taken?
Hvítserkur is a 15 m high basalt stack along the eastern shore of the Vatnsnes peninsula, in northwest Iceland. It has two holes at the base, curved out by the sea erosion, which gave it the appearance of a dragon who is drinking. The legend has it, Hvítserkur is a petrified troll who got caught by daylight and turned into stone.