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Guess Who

By August 24, 2011

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Courtesy of Wikipedia

Guess Who

Hint:
  • Count the legs of the chair.
  • The male is concerned that he hasn't yet created an heir.
  • Euripides mentions this in his Medea.
For the answer, click here or on the picture.

Comments

August 24, 2011 at 11:41 am
(1) Susan says:

Lots of stuff I didn’t know in your linked article. If I get a three-legged stool, will people pay attention to what I say? Maybe it’s worth a try.

August 24, 2011 at 11:44 am
(2) Newlyweds Guide Francesca says:

I had read Medea so long ago that I had forgotten the answer. Great reminder!

August 24, 2011 at 2:55 pm
(3) Tonya Lee says:

I had no idea about this one, and couldn’t remember any of this from my high school history lessons. Interesting stuff!

August 24, 2011 at 4:49 pm
(4) Molly Hall says:

That’s inspiring – I love to hear about the Oracles. Was reading up on Manto recently, daughter of Teresias, the priestess who became a priest.

August 24, 2011 at 5:42 pm
(5) Molly Hall says:

I’ve found a little here and there, on encyclopedias and wikipedia. That she was a war prize, then an Oracle. There’s definitely more on Tiresias out there.

August 24, 2011 at 5:51 pm
(6) Sukhmandir Kaur says:

Wrong again :( only disappointed cuz thought I might have guessed for once:) Interesting story, but yes his reasoning does seem faulty and is difficult to follow.

August 24, 2011 at 6:04 pm
(7) NS Gill says:

Susan – I don’t think you fit all the requirements for the Pythia, but I think if you managed that gas and wore a wreath someone would respond.

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