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  1. The land of fire which existed before life was created in Norse mythology
    Muspelheim
  2. The land of ice and fog which existed before life was created in Norse mythology
    Niflheim
  3. The region where the fire and ice met in Norse mythology, which never had an end or a beginning
    Ginnungagap
  4. The evil frost giant formed in Ginnungagap who was the first of all beings and the father of the frost giants
    Ymir
  5. The cow whose milk nourished Ymir
    Audumla
  6. The cheif of the Norse gods
    Odin
  7. He killed Ymir and made the universe out of his body with his brothers Vili and Ve
    Odin
  8. The godess of the sky and Odin's wife
    Frigga
  9. The dwelling place of the Norse gods
    Asgard
  10. Asgard's great hall where Odin recieved and feasted with the souls of those who had heroically died in battle
    Valhalla
  11. The collective name of the Norse gods who lived in Asgard
    Aesir
  12. The evil frost giants who ruled before the Asgard
    Jotuns
  13. The drink of the Norse gods
    Mead
  14. The peace-loving fertility gods who made peace with the Aesir after some initial conflict
    Vanir
  15. Nine helmeted warlike godesses who carried the souls of the brave warriors to Valhalla
    The Valkyries
  16. The land of men in Norse mythology
    Midgard
  17. A flaming rainbow bridge which linked Asgard to Midgard
    Bifrost
  18. Small Norse craftmen who live underground
    Dwarfs
  19. The eight-legged horse of Odin
    Sleipnir
  20. The world tree in Norse mythology which Odin hung himself from to gain wisdom
    Yggsdrasil
  21. Has 540 massive doors and a roof of golden sheilds
    Valhalla
  22. The residences of this place are known as Einherjar
    Valhalla
  23. Scores of this Jewish sect commited suicide instead of being captured
    Zealots
  24. The ninth month of the Islamic calender in which Muslims fast
    Ramadan
  25. The pillar of Islam saying they must fast during Ramadan
    Sawm
  26. She saved Iphigenia from sacrifice
    Artemis
  27. She turned Actaeon into a deer after he saw her bathing
    Artemis
  28. Also known as Phoebus
    Apollo
  29. Theorized a four-stage model of cognitave development in children
    Jean Piaget
  30. Described how to get women in The Art of Love
    Ovid
  31. His oracle was Dodona
    Zeus
  32. He replaced his cupbarer Hebe (his daughter) with Ganymede
    Zeus
  33. He rides the bird Garuda
    Vishnu
  34. The incarnations of Vishnu
    Avatars
  35. He sacrifices Helios' cattle as thanks for avoiding Scylla and Charybdis
    Odysseus
  36. The monster Odysseus avoided
    Scylla
  37. The whirlpool Odysseus avoided
    Charybdis
  38. Odysseus' son
    Telemachus
  39. His mortal wife Pschye pours hot wax on him to discover his true identity
    Cupid
  40. His mortal wife Pschye pours hot wax on him to discover his true identity
    Beowulf
  41. Asita predicted he would be a great leader
    Buddha
  42. He meditated under a Bodhi tree
    Buddha
  43. He attended the Marburg Colloquy with Zwingli
    Martin Luther
  44. His sayings are collectively known as Ahadeeth
    Muhammad
  45. The Egyptian god of the afterlife
    Osiris
  46. He will slay Jormungandr at Ragnarok
    Thor
  47. This god was "born twice", once from Zeus' thigh
    Bacchus or Dionysus
  48. A poisonous snake made by this god's spit bit him and forced him to reveal his true name
    Ra
  49. This Egyptian god carries the sun on his head
    Ra
  50. The rooster Gullinkambi wakes the residences of this place
    Valhalla
  51. He was caught in a net after having an affair with Aphrodite
    Ares
  52. After the gods ill-advisedly churn the sea, he swallows the ensuing upswell of poison, turning his throat blue
    Shiva
  53. The collective names for the Hindu gods Brahama, Vishnu and Shiva
    Trimurti
  54. He wears a necklace of skulls
    Shiva

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