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Throwback: Gilgamesh
Allegory Time!
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Throwback: The Iliad

100

The Egyptian queen whose alluring beauty led many great men astray, blown about in Circle 2.

Who is Cleopatra?

100

This was Gilgamesh's best friend and rival.

Who is Enkidu?

100

Dante's journey through Hell (in The Inferno), Purgatory, and Paradise occurs over the course of this holiday weekend.

What is Easter?

100

Sinners in the First Circle chase, for all eternity, must chase this circling object.

What is a banner?

100

This fruit started the whole Trojan war.

What is the Apple of Discord?

200

The body part Minos coils around each sinner, indicating the circle of Hell to which the sinner is condemned.

What is tail?

200

This was the story Gilgamesh brought to the world after his journey.

What is the Story of the Flood?

200

Representing "perfection", the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradisio contain a TOTAL of this many cantos.

What is 100?

200

Betrayers are forever captured in this substance.

What is ice?

200

This was Troy's hero and greatest soldier.

Who is Hector?

300

Bodily, his heel proved his downfall; spiritually, it was lust.

Who is Achilles?

300

DAILY DOUBLE!!

This was the name of Gilgamesh's city.

300

Satan's three heads are a parody of this religious concept.

What is the Trinity?

300

This is created by the eternal beating of Satan's wings.

What is the icy wind?

300

This was Troy's second prince, not a great warrior, but really pretty.

Who is Paris?

400

My face launched a thousand ships; my adultery landed me in Hell.

Who is Helen?

400

This was Gilgamesh's ultimate goal.

What is immortality?

400

Satan's position at the bottom of Hell is significant because it represents the point in the universe furthest away from...

What is Heaven/Paradise/God?

400

This is the final river of Hell, which is completely frozen.

What is the Cocytus?

400

This was the name of the leader of the Greek forces.

Who is Agamemnon?

500

DAILY DOUBLE!!!

The Assyrian queen whose decree made lust and law one, now trapped in Circle 2.

500

Gilgamesh defeated this monster in the cedar forest.

Who is humbaba?

500

This animal represented the sins of incontinence

What is the she-wolf?

500

The final region of the Ninth Circle--aptly name for one of the most loathed betrayers in the eyes of Christianity.

What is Judecca?

500

This was the cleverest of all the Greek warlords.

Who is Odysseus?