Here is where all Elysium Gates contests are listed. It seems a natural outgrowth from the Ancient Greek theme of Elysium Gates to use the term “Olympiad” – which refers
to the ancient summer festival of games, or Olympics, which began in 776 BC and repeated every four years.
Ancient winners were considered heroes in their own right and were honored for life. The prize won in those days was a circlet of olive sprigs cut from Kallistephanos, the
sacred tree of Hercules, with a golden scythe. This was deemed a crown of noble and heroic deeds.
We can’t promise you the world-wide fame one would get in an actual Olympiad festival, but certainly the feel of amiable competition will be here – and you certainly won’t
have to wait every four years for a chance to vie for a title. The olive crown will also be replaced with something a bit more contemporary (although you might receive an
olive wreath graphic), but the spirit is the same.
So..., come join us. Take part in the events and contests. Show your skills and aptitude. We won’t ask you to hurl a discus or run the hundred, but you’ll get a workout just
the same – and hopefully have a good time in the process.
Elysium Gates "Greek Mythology Trivia" Contest!
Q1. Who is the daughter of Zeus and Selene?
Q2. Who was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene?
Q3. Who is a symbol of Knowledge, glory and inspiration?
Q4. Who is the father of Deucalion?
Q5. Who was credited for introducing the Phoenician alphabet?
A. Muse Polyhymnia
B. Muse Clio
C. Muse Miscellania
D. Muse Terpsichore
Q6. Who has an essay titled "Lugodoc" written about them?
Q7. Who was involved in the Calydonian boar hunt?
Q8. Whose name means "...of many hymns".
Q9. Who is symbolized by the rainbow?
Q10. The adoration of Aphorite comes from the...?
All members of Elysium Gates are encouraged to mail in the answers to the questions above. Surf the fair land of Elysium Gates and you will find all the answers to these
questions and much more! Once you have decided on your answers, number and write them down in an email then send the email to Prometheus . He will notify staff of
Winners will receive a fun prize, a graphic for their page to brag with, and a congratulatory letter, plus the acclaim and congratulations in Medira’s News!
If you have an idea for a contest or know of one sponsored by an area or member that we don't have listed, also contact Prometheus.
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