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    her letter and Theseus never learned the truth (email 1. Theseus was a man of many accomplishments. Theseus wanted nothing more than to be like Heracles, his cousin. This was part of the reason Theseus chose to walk to Athens instead of by sea. He felt the sea was too easy of a journey (email). On his way to Athens he defeated many monsters. In Epidaurus there was a man named Periphetes who tried to kill him but Theseus was able to defeat him. In honor of his first victory Theseus kept Periphetes'

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    Theseus Journey

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    point, Athenians recognized Theseus as one of their own. However, he still felt the need to prove his worth to the people of his new home, and when the opportunity arose, he risked his life for them. The King of Crete, Minos, came to Athens to extract a total of fourteen people to be sacrificed to a vicious beast. This beast was known as the Minotaur, half man, half bull, and roamed within a Labyrinth, or inescapable maze. When King Minos came to demand his victims, Theseus boldly volunteered himself

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    The Greatest Athenian Hero, Theseus

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    Before Theseus is born, his father, King Aegeus, puts a sword and a pair of sandals under a boulder that Theseus has to lift and retrieve when he is older and strong. When Theseus comes of age, he lifts the boulder and, then, goes to his father to claim himself as the king’s son. After meeting his father, Theseus decides he has to prove to himself that he is worthy of being the heir of the throne (Hamilton 209). A true hero is someone who courageously and humbly takes on an adventure to help his

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    time where they will go through a difficult point in their life and take on the many experiences and consequences of their actions to achieve the results they want. In the life’s journey of Theseus he undergoes many challenging and laborious tasks that help him turn him into the hero he is now known of. Theseus was able to take what he learned and gained from experiences such as bravery, endurance, a vast amount of knowledge, compassion and to accept the help

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    Theseus Athens Great Hero At birth Theseus an unknown father. His mother , Aethra , was friendly with both Poseidon and Aegeus (Hunt 3-6). Before Theseus was born Aegeus said to Aethra ." If we are to have a son , when he is grown have him take my sword and sandals from under this boulder to me ," then he was off to Athens. Theseus was born in a small town called Troezen and grew up there, in a normal way. When Theseus was old enough Aethra took Theseus to the boulder where the sandals and sword

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    “Theseus was, of course, bravest of the brave, as all heroes are; but, unlike other heroes, he was as compassionate as he was brave, and a man of great intellect as well as great bodily strength,(Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes). This is a quote about the Grecian hero, Theseus. The quote itself describes him with great accuracy, because he is the greatest Greek hero. Three reasons why he deserves to be the greatest hero is because he is noble, adept, and he makes sure that he is fair

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    Bravery, strength, and leadership are just a few of the characteristics possessed by Theseus of Greece and Romulus of Rome. Plutarch, a Greek historian, explains lives each of these men. These men were different from any of the other men during Ancient Greece and Rome; according to Plutarch, they were descendants of the divine, which ultimately destined them for greatness. Throughout their lives, they would achieve power through various events and establish the societies and politics of two the greatest

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    A Comparison of Tristan and Yselt with Theseus and the Minotaur In my comparison coursework I will be comparing the play that I performed, this play was Tristan and Yselt. I will be comparing it to the well-known Greek tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. There is one thing these have in common; this is that they are both myths. On is a Cornish legend and the other is a Greek myth, this is why I am comparing them. First I will give a brief description of both of the plays. Tristan and Yselt

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    Nothing Without Theseus “The great Athenian hero was Theseus. He had so many adventures and took part in so many great enterprises that there grew up a saying in Athens, ‘Nothing without Theseus’” (Hamilton 208). Theseus is the dearest of heroes to the Athenians; he is the son of Zeus, but was thought to be the son of the Athenian King, Aegeus. Befitting Athens, a city well known for its wise thinkers, Theseus, the chief hero of Athenian legends, was known more for his quick wits than his strength

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    The King Must Die: Is Theseus to Perfect to be a Human Being? To be considered a human being one must be subject to or indicative of the weakness, imperfections, and fragility associated with human beings. This definition separates us from any lower being, or for this book's concern separates us from any higher being. Theseus had endured a life that during some times showed to be like that of any human. Yet, there were numerous occasions that proved Theseus to be not of human flesh and blood, but

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