Theseus and the Minotaur - In the myth Minos forces Athens to sacrifice 7 youths and 7 maidens to the Minotaur which kills them within a vast labyrinth. Theseus emerges the victor when he kills the Minotaur.
Theseus- Greek myth: a demi-god hero, son of Aethra and poseidon, who killed the Minotaur that lurked at the center of King Minos’ labyrinth. Theseus found his way out of the maze thanks to the priestess (and princess) Ariadne and her ball of thread
Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos of Crete and half sister to the Minotaur Asterion. When greek hero Theseus came to Crete to slay the Minotaur, she fell in love. So strong was her love for the hero, she aided Theseus in both the slaying of the Minotaur and escaping the Labyrinth where the monster was imprisoned. She consulted the man who built the maze, Daedalus, and helped Theseus escape the maze with a ball of string. She left Crete with Theseus believing he was to marry her, but…
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