16_1 Crete - Chapter Sixteen, Lecture One Myths of Crete...

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Chapter Sixteen, Lecture One Myths of Crete
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Europa and the Bull
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Europa and the Bull Agenor (Semitic “leader of men”) Brother Belus (=Baal, “lord”) ruled in Egypt Agenor settled in Phoenicia Europa Cadmus Cilix Phoenix
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Europa and the Bull Agenor sends sons to look for her Phoenix stays near home = Phoenicia Cilix goes to southern Turkey = Cilicia Cadmus goes to Thebes = Cadmeia
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Europa and the Bull Europa’s Sons on Crete Minos Sarpedon Rhadamanthys Talus (the bronze giant) Laelaps (the magic dog)
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Minos and Pasiphaë
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Minos and Pasiphaë As a sign that he should be king, Minos asks Poseidon to send a bull, which he will sacrifice Poseidon sends the bull, but Minos sacrifices another one Married Pasiphaë, a daughter of Helius Ariadne, Androgeus
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Minos and Pasiphaë Makes Pasiphaë lust for the bull Daedalus from Athens is in Crete Left Athens after killing his nephew and student Perdix over a patent quarrel about the saw Daedalus makes a device for Poseidon and her “bull-friend” Minotaur is born
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Minos and Pasiphaë Minos asks Daedalus to build a prison for the Minotaur Labyrinth
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Minos and Scylla
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16_1 Crete - Chapter Sixteen, Lecture One Myths of Crete...

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