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Living Legends Quiz

The myths and mythical themes of In Search of Myths and Heroes are alive and well today in literature and film. Test your mythological savvy with this quiz.

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In J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series, there is a period of time before man called the Years of the Trees. Spirits and elves live a place called Valinor, lighted by the Two Trees and the stars, as the Sun and the Moon do not yet exist. Which of the following myths share a mythical archetype similar to this portion of Tolkien's story?

a) Queen of Sheba
b) Jason and the Golden Fleece
c) Shangri-La
d) King Arthur