Nov 7, 2022 · They are an ancient form of literature, and the oldest known riddle is 3800 years old. The riddles in this quiz are a bit younger - they were all written in Europe in what's known as the early ...
- Caitlin Willow Greyling
- The Most Ancient of all Riddles! This ancient Sumerian riddle has stood the test of time, putting noggins to the test for thousands of years! It’s also one of the oldest written riddles known to humankind.
- The Allfather’s Riddles. This ancient riddle hails from the legends of Norse mythology. It is said that Odin made this riddle up, amongst other ancient riddles, to fool King Heidrek.
- Odin Outsmarts the King. Here is another of the ancient riddles with which Odin challenged King Heidrek. “Mankind it mars, speech it hinders, yet speech it will inspire.”
- Lord of the Mysteries. J.R.R Tolkien is known for his literary prowess. Among creating whole fictional languages, writing poetry, and various novels, he was also adept at creating riddles.
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Nov 30, 1999 · Published: Nov 30, 1999. Riddle: What animal has four legs in the morning two at noon and three at night. Show Answer. Ancient Riddle Riddle Meme.
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