Jan 5 - Thesus

Jan 5 - Thesus - J an 5 T heseus = A L ocal He ro in Athens...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Jan 5 – Theseus = A Local Hero in Athens Divine and Political Inheritance King Pittheus of Troezen | King Aegeus of Athens (friends with Troezon, sleeps with Aegeus) + Aethra (daughter of Troezen) + Poseidon ( same night when Aethra is cleaning up by the sea bangs Poseidon Coming of Age Boulder covering the sword and sandals To Athens to claim his paternity. On the way, he rids the road of threats (listed in your text) Persecution by Aegeus’ sees the new wife Medea! = STORY HERE read book The Labours of Theseus Cretan Royal Family Zeus and Europa Helios (Sun god) | / \ \ Minos (marries)Pasiphae(Aunt of Medea) (+ Bull) Aeetes Circe / \ | | 2daughters: Ariadne Phaedra Minotaur Medea *Minos was supposed to sacrifice a bull to the gods and kept it to himself and sacrificed a different one. Gods punished him through his wife and made the wife Pasiphae fall in love
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
with the bull he loved so much. Daeddalus is a prisoner ( makes things, inventors) , Pasiphae goes to Degalus and says I love this bull I want to bang this bull, so he makes a bull suit. Bull comes around and bangs Pasiphae. Then she gives birth to the minotaur.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course CLASSICS 2200 taught by Professor Sharp during the Winter '10 term at UWO.

Page1 / 5

Jan 5 - Thesus - J an 5 T heseus = A L ocal He ro in Athens...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online