History consists, for the greater part, of the miseries brought upon the world by pride, ambition, avarice, revenge, lust, sedition, hypocrisy, ungoverned zeal, and all the train of disorderly appetite. — Edmund Burke

Theseus

~ 2000 BC
Civilization: Greek — Athens
   Field of Renown:  hero — Demigod
Era:  Heroic

Legendary hero, who killed the Minataur. Ancient King of Athens.

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Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Adventures of Theseus in  Old Greek Stories  by  James Baldwin
Cruel Tribute in  Old Greek Stories  by  James Baldwin
Theseus Visits the Labyrinth  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
Theseus  in  Famous Men of Greece  by  John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
Minotaur in  Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne
Theseus  in  Our Young Folks' Plutarch  by  Rosalie Kaufman
How Theseus Lifted the Stone in  The Greek Heroes  by  Charles Kingsley
Theseus and Ariadne  in  Historical Tales: Greek  by  Charles Morris
Black Sails or White  in  Stories of the Ancient Greeks  by  Charles D. Shaw

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Image Links


Theseus and the Minotaur
 in The Story of the Greeks

Theseus slaying the Minotaur
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

The great Rock stirred!
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Theseus never thought once whether his sails were black, white, or rainbow colored
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Theseus trying to lift the rock
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Theseus before King Aegeus
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Theseus at the Labyrinth
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Aegeus, Watching for the Ship
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks

Theseus before King Minos
 in The Story of the Greek People

Theseus slaying the minotaur
 in The Story of the Greek People