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Trivia Question: In Ancient Greek myth, what man had a sword hanging above his head while he sat on a throne?

Answer: Damocles

This is the origin of “The Sword of Damocles” as a figure of speech. A king invited Damocles to sit on his throne but suspended a sword above the throne suspended by a single hair. Such a tactic was meant to show Damocles how much anxiety came with power.

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