Updated: Sunday, November 5th, 2000
Still possessing a vestigial knowledge of ancient myths?
Then, apply your cunning to our cryptic descriptions in the boxes below:
One letter given and each X representing one other letter.
Having reached the right conclusions you'll read an ancient name
in the column marked with red.
|1.||X||X||X||X||X||M||X||X||X|| The High King listened pensively, when the Frisian
mother told an Osman ruler a Gaulish “No!”
|2.||X||X||X||E||X|| This fine Lady took to her heels with her lover
and shared his bed for the next ten heroic years
|3.||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||R||X|| She foretold a dark future, but nobody ever took heed,
least of all the Egyptian sun-god and his donkey
|4.||X||X||X||T||X||X|| This feverishly active character brought on his own
downfall by killing a hero’s best friend
|5.||X||X||X||X||X||X||E||X|| For the greater part of the story he kept to his tent, backing
on his heels, and ill-disposed towards the Achaean cause
|6.||X||X||X||I||X|| An European capital that apparently is bearing his name,
he certainly never visited himself
|7.||X||X||X||X||B||X||X|| Phew! The great heat in this vehicle makes you long
for a cool spot in the shadow, he mused
|8.||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||L||X||X||X|| To reach the muddled isle the fearless foreign queen
crossed a great river for five times with hydrogen
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