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Brian Donovan
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Why does Shamash help the trapper rather than Enkidu?

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Are there any myths of rulers who have built and destroyed their own domains?

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Odysseus raid on the Cicones at Ismaros (Odyssey Book 9 lines 40-66)

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What does "ox-eyed" mean in the Iliad?

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What is the great gulf mentioned by Hesiod?

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In what sense is Pandora the first woman?

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Which world mythologies depict humans directly harming or killing gods in combat?

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What is the significance of the two cities on the Shield of Achilles?

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Was there a concept of bringing about a perfect world in ancient pagan religions?

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Who invented writing, or who taught writing to the mortals, according to Greek myths?

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How does one get purified of murder in Greek mythology?

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Did the Babylonians, Norse Vikings, Japanese or Greeks have a concept of a soulmate?

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Why did humanizing Enkidu take a work of a prostitute and not of an ordinary woman?

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Why is Gilgamesh considered to be one-third human and two-third god?

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Why did Christians, who take a huge part of their Bible from Jews, not have to follow the same rules as Jews?

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Did the gods think Poseid┼Źn's vengeance on Odysseus was just excessive, or entirely unfair?

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Why is Dante using Geryon as a symbol of fraud?

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Why did the gods demand Iphigenia's sacrifice?

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Why is Thor's chariot pulled by goats?

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Achilles and his gold?

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Is there any librarian god?