Theseus and the Minotaur
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Story of the Greek hero Theseus, who ventures into the labyrinth to battle the fierce Minotaur.

Edition Notes

LC ClassificationsBL820.T5 P6613 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination53 pages
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27165744M
ISBN 101935179616
ISBN 109781935179610
LC Control Number2013047612
OCLC/WorldCa995487142, 869919511

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  Theseus and the Minotaur: The History of One of Greek Mythology’s Most Famous Legends looks at the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, based on both Greek and Roman sources, from which both fascinating and key elements of the story emerge/5(2). The myth of Theseus and the Minotaur is one of the most tragic and fascinating myths of the Greek Mythology.. Theseus, a genuine Greek hero of the Mythology and Minotaur, one of the most devastating and terrifying monsters are the main protagonists of a myth that involves gods and monsters, heroes and kings and two of the main city–states in the Hellenic world: Athens and Crete. A little childrens story version of Theseus and the Minotaur There once lived a young boy named Theseus. The grandson of King Pittheus of Troezen While.   Even before Theseus descended into the labyrinth to face the Minotaur, he was already a famous hero and a veteran of many battles. The son of a man, a woman, and the god Poseidon, he'd journey far across Ancient Greece, fighting numerous monsters including the Periphetes 'the clubber', the Crymmyon Sow, and the insane demigod, Procrustes 'the stretcher'.Price: $

Theseus was the prince of the Athenians. He liked to do heroic deeds and not spend time with his father talking about his past. One morning, Theseus w. Theseus: The Minotaur and the Labyrinth. How It (Supposedly) Went Down A Brief Summary: Because of a past wrong, Athens is forced to ship off young people to Crete every few years. There, boys and girls are devoured by the man-eating Minotaur, a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man. Theseus and the Minotaur. An Ancient Greek Myth As the story goes Once upon a time, a long time ago, there lived a king named Minos. King Minos lived on a lovely island called Crete. King Minos had everything a king could possibly want. Now and then, King Minos sent his navy to the tiny village of Athens, across the sea. Ordinary World. Theseus is enjoying his place as hero, prince, and heir to the throne of Athens.. Call to Adventure. The young hero finds out that every few years, young Athenians must be sent off to the island of Crete to be sacrificed to the man-eating Minotaur, who .

The classic Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur told in a graphic novel format. This book contains some great maps showing Theseus route, an index of characters and their relationships to each other, a list of further reading, and a set of Internet links/5.   Theseus and Pirithous in the Underworld - The Abduction of Persephone - Part 4/5 Greek Mythology - Duration: See U in History / Mythol views   The third year, Theseus, son of Aegeus decided to be one of the seven young men that would go to Crete, in order to kill the Minotaur and end the human sacrifices to the monster. Theseus felt all over the floor in the pitch darkness and kept thinking he had found it, only to realise that he all he had was a long wiry hair from the Minotaur. Despair set in and Theseus wondered if this was where his life would end, down in the dark, all alone, next to the stinking body.