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||X||U||X|| Name me the deepest pit of Hell
Where the mighty Titans dwell
|2.||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||N||X||X||X||X|| Adamant without ever a rush this king imparts
justice to the souls in the silent halls of Hades
|3.||X||X||X||A||X|| A princess impregnated by a shower of gold,
mothering the destroyer of the Gorgon
|4.||X||X||X||X||X||S||X||X|| When jealous Hera changed her into a she-bear,
the poor nymph took it rather stoically
|5.||X||X||X||X||N||X|| Anatolia she fled, her twins pressed to her breast
Delos, floating in the sea, offered a place to rest
|6.||X||X||X||X||X||E||X||X||X||X|| A gifted god of limping gait,
cast down by Hera from Olympus' height
|7.||X||X||X||X||X||X||A|| Zeus took her lover's shape to beget by this
Shirley Maclane a Theban son of twelve labours
|8.||X||X||X||T||X||X|| Hatched from a twin egg, his father a swan,
In storms to the rescue of sailors he ran
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