10 most difficult mythology riddlesMythology quiz
In the Nordic mythology, what is the name of the dog guard at the gates of the kingdom of the dead?
In Norse mythology, Garmr or Garm is a wolf or dog associated with both Hel and Ragnarök, and described as a blood-stained guardian of Hell's gate.
Who was the ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and writing?
Seshat was seen as a scribe and record keeper, and is credited with inventing writing. She also became identified as the goddess of accounting, architecture, astronomy, astrology, building, mathematics, and surveying. These are all professions that relied upon expertise in her skills.
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.
Who was the muse of lyric poetry in Greek mythology?
Euterpe was one of the Muses, the daughters of Mnemosyne, fathered by Zeus. When poets assigned roles to each of the Muses, she was the muse of music. In late Classical times she was named muse of lyric poetry and depicted holding a flute. A few say she invented the aulos or double-flute, though most mythographers credit Marsyas with its invention.
Which Greek hero killed Chimera?
Bellerophon was "the greatest hero and slayer of monsters, alongside Cadmus and Perseus, before the days of Heracles". His greatest feat was killing the Chimera, a monster that Homer depicted with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail: "her breath came out in terrible blasts of burning flame".
Who killed Python in Greek mythology?
Python was the serpent, sometimes represented as a dragon, that presided at the Delphic oracle. Greeks considered the site to be the centre of the earth, represented by a stone, the omphalos or navel, which Python guarded. It became the chthonic enemy of Apollo, who slew it and took over Python's former home and oracle.
What ancient Egyptian demoness was called the "Devourer of the Dead"?
Ammit's body was part lion, hippopotamus and crocodile - the three largest "man-eating" animals known to ancient Egyptians. In the underworld, if the heart of a person weighed by Anubis was judged to be not pure, Ammit would devour it, and the person undergoing judgement was not allowed to continue their voyage towards Osiris and immortality.
Which Egyptian goddess is this?
In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet is a warrior goddess as well as a goddess of healing. She was envisioned as a fierce lioness, and in art, was depicted as such, or as a woman with the head of a lioness, who was dressed in red, the colour of blood. She was seen as the protector of the Pharaohs and led them in warfare.
Under what figure did Zeus seduce Danae?
Danae; Europa; Leda: All three women were mortal lovers of Zeus, all seduced by him in a different form. Danae was seduced by Zeus when he was in the form of a golden shower, and shegave birth to a son, Perseus. Europa was seduced by Zeus when he was in the form of a bull. Leda was also seduced by Zeus while he was in the form of a swan.
Which bird is the national symbol of Hungary?
The Turul is a mythological bird of prey, mostly depicted as a hawk or falcon, in Hungarian tradition and a national symbol of modern Hungary and Transylvania (now part of Romania).