Chapter 27

Chapter 27 - ChapterXXVII 02:53

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Chapter XXVII 02:53 Theseus was the son of Aegeus, king of the Athenians.  Aethra, daughter of the  king of Trozene, was mother to him.  He is said to have been handed down to be  the offspring of Neptune; for this reason Theseus has been called the Neptunian  hero and he was always worshipping the god of the sea.  Therefore he spent his  childhood time in Trozene in the palace of his mother and his grandfather  Pittheus; for his father had returned to Athens.  Aegeus, however, leaving from  Trozene, had hidden under a great rock his shoes and his sword and he had  ordered Aethra to send young Theseus to Athens to him, “When the boy grows  so strong that he is able to remove the rock, send him to me so that he may show  himself to his father.”  When it was time, Aethra led her son to the rock.  The  young man asked Aethra why she was leading him here.  Then the mother put 
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Chapter 27 - ChapterXXVII 02:53

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