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Theseus and the Minotaur

by Leonard Everett Fisher

  • 27 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Holiday House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science - Folklore & Mythology,
  • Minotaur (Greek mythology),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Theseus (Greek mythology),
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119328M
    ISBN 100823409546
    ISBN 109780823409549
    OCLC/WorldCa232623219

    Theseus And The Minotaur Book Information. Title: Theseus And The Minotaur. Author: Pommaux, Yvan. mazes, and an index of cited names that will keep readers coming back for more! The literary quality of this book will appeal to readers young and old, making it an excellent addition to every classroom and library. Hook Your Students. Theseus and the Minotaur (Book with MP3 Audio CD) Pearson Active Readers Level 1 Theseus and the Minotaur Theseus is the son of Poseidon, the god of the sea, but he is the son of King Aegeus of Athenstoo. Every year the Minotaur eats people from Athens. Theseus is strong and angry, but he is only a young man. Can he kill the Minotaur?

    Son of Poseidon, and a Greek hero who killed Minotaur. Theseus follows Ariadne's plan, walking through the maze as he lets run a ball of string so he can retrace his steps. Theseus finds the Minotaur sleeping and kills it with his bare hands. Theseus, Ariadne, and the other Athenian youth all escape to the ship going back to Athens. On the way back, Ariadne dies. Some say Theseus deserted her on an Author: Edith Hamilton.

    Theseus and the Minotaur Ovid. Minos, having overcome the Athenians, obliges them to pay a tribute of youths and virgins of the best families, to be exposed to the Minotaur. The lot falls on Theseus, who, by the assistance of Ariadne, kills the monster, escapes from the labyrinth, which Dædalus made, and carries Ariadne to the island of Naxos. How Theseus, the king of Athens' son, risked his life to save the young tributes and to slay the Minotaur is one of the great classic Greek myths. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review.


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Theseus and the Minotaur by Leonard Everett Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: Theseus and the Minotaur Author: Warwick Hutton Illustrator: (if different than author) Genre: Mythology Theme(s): Strength, Betrayal Opening line/sentence: Every nine years, the people of Athens had to make a dreadful payment in tribute to Minos, king of Crete, because one of his sons had been killed in Athens.

Brief Book Summary: This is a retelling of the Greek myth of the hero /5. out of 5 stars Theseus goes into the Labyrinth to slay the Minotaur Reviewed in the United States on Febru It is time for the people of Athens to send seven young men and seven young women as tribute to Minos, king of Crete, to be fed to the Minotaur, his half-man half-bull son.5/5(3).

Theseus and the Minotaur: The History of One of Greek Mythology’s Most Famous Legends looks at the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, based on both Greek and Roman sources, from which both fascinating and key elements of the story emerge/5(2).

The myth of Theseus and the Minotaur is one of the most tragic and fascinating myths of the Greek Mythology. Theseus, a genuine Greek hero of the Mythology and Minotaur, one of the most devastating and terrifying monsters are the main protagonists of a myth that involves gods and monsters, heroes and kings and two of the main city–states in the Hellenic world: Athens and Crete.

A little childrens story version of Theseus and the Minotaur There once lived a young boy named Theseus. The grandson of King Pittheus of Troezen While. Even before Theseus descended into the labyrinth to face the Minotaur, he was already a famous hero and a veteran of many battles. The son of a man, a woman, and the god Poseidon, he'd journey far across Ancient Greece, fighting numerous monsters including the Periphetes 'the clubber', the Crymmyon Sow, and the insane demigod, Procrustes 'the stretcher'.Price: $ Theseus was the prince of the Athenians.

He liked to do heroic deeds and not spend time with his father talking about his past. One morning, Theseus w. Theseus: The Minotaur and the Labyrinth. How It (Supposedly) Went Down A Brief Summary: Because of a past wrong, Athens is forced to ship off young people to Crete every few years. There, boys and girls are devoured by the man-eating Minotaur, a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man.

Theseus and the Minotaur. An Ancient Greek Myth As the story goes Once upon a time, a long time ago, there lived a king named Minos. King Minos lived on a lovely island called Crete. King Minos had everything a king could possibly want. Now and then, King Minos sent his navy to the tiny village of Athens, across the sea.

Ordinary World. Theseus is enjoying his place as hero, prince, and heir to the throne of Athens. Call to Adventure.

The young hero finds out that every few years, young Athenians must be sent off to the island of Crete to be sacrificed to the man-eating Minotaur, who.

The classic Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur told in a graphic novel format. This book contains some great maps showing Theseus route, an index of characters and their relationships to each other, a list of further reading, and a set of Internet links/5.

Theseus and Pirithous in the Underworld - The Abduction of Persephone - Part 4/5 Greek Mythology - Duration: See U in History / Mythol views   The third year, Theseus, son of Aegeus decided to be one of the seven young men that would go to Crete, in order to kill the Minotaur and end the human sacrifices to the monster.

Theseus felt all over the floor in the pitch darkness and kept thinking he had found it, only to realise that he all he had was a long wiry hair from the Minotaur. Despair set in and Theseus wondered if this was where his life would end, down in the dark, all alone, next to the stinking body.

Theseus (UK: / ˈ θ iː sj uː s /, US: / ˈ θ iː s i ə s /; Greek: Θησεύς [tʰɛːsěu̯s]) was the mythical king and founder-hero of Perseus, Cadmus, or Heracles, Theseus battled and overcame foes that were identified with an archaic religious and social role in history has been called "a major cultural transition, like the making of the new Olympia by Hercules.".

Get this from a library. Theseus and the Minotaur. [James Evelyn Ford; Gary Andrews] -- A retelling of the Greek myth about Theseus and the Minotaur. Every nine years, the Athenians have to send a sacrifice of seven young men and women to Crete. These victims meet a gruesome end in the. Get this from a library.

Theseus and the Minotaur. [Warwick Hutton] -- Every nine years, the people of ancient Athens were forced to send seven young men and seven maidens as tribute to Minos, king of Crete, or he would destroy their city.

The young people were given to. Aleksey Ryabinin's book Theseus (). provides a retelling of the myths of Theseus, Minotaur, Ariadne and other personages of Greek mythology.

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With luminous watercolor paintings and a straightforward text, here is a retelling, in picture-book form, of one of the great classic Greek myths. Full-color Free shipping over $/5(1). theseus and the minotaur Download theseus and the minotaur or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Theseus and the Minotaur by Warwick Hutton; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Minotaur (Greek mythology), Greek Mythology, Theseus. Story: Theseus and the Minotaur Tile Design – Theseus and the Minotaur in the Labyrinth, by Edward Burne-Jones,Theseus and the Minotaur.

adapted from Favorite Greek Myths by Lilian Stoughton Hyde, Theseus Finds His Father’s Sword, by Nicolas Poussin,Theseus and his mother Aethra lived at the bottom of a great mountain, at a Author: Charity Davenport.

Theseus grew into a brave warrior and when Minos's ship arrived in Athens to collect its human tribute, he volunteered himself to meet the Minotaur and wrestle him to the ground or die.