Specialist: myths & legends

From the quiz on 25/11/14.

  1. Which month is named after the two-faced Roman god of doorways? January

  2. Which legendary creature has the body and hindquarters of a lion but the head, wings and forelegs of an eagle? Gryphon

  3. In Norse mythology, which plant is the god Baldur’s sole weakness? Mistletoe

  4. In which Cornish castle is King Arthur reputed to have been born? Tintagel

  5. In Greek mythology, who is Odysseus’s faithful wife — and for a bonus point, what is the name of his dog? Penelope; Argos

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