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Who was Theseus?

Theseus was an Athenian hero, the son of the king Aegeus and Aethra. He is famous for defeating the Minotaur. In Crete, the princess Ariadne had given him a ball of string to (MORE)
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What did Theseus do?

Theseus was born and, after many years, found out that his father was King Aegeus of Crete. He told his father he would like to be a sacrifice to the mighty beast, which was h (MORE)
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What did Ariadne do for or to Theseus?

Ariadne gave THeseus a harpin that turned into a sword namedAnuklusmos, or Riptide in English,to defeat Ladon, the dragon, thatgaurds the tree of golden apples of immortality. (MORE)
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In the story of Theseus how did Theseus get his sword?

Theseus' dad, King Aegeus of Athens, buried his sandals and sword beneath a rock and said if he had a son that was manly enough, the boy would be able to move the rock one day (MORE)
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What is Theseus known for?

According to the Greek story, Prince Theseus was the son of King Aegeus of Athens , not too long before the Trojan War (so maybe around 1300 BC ). At this time the Minoans, (MORE)
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Was Theseus a peasant?

No. Theseua is a founder-king of Athens, son of Aethra (daughter of King Pittheus of Troezen) and fathered by Aegeus (King of Athens) and Poseidon (God-King of the Sea), bot (MORE)
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What are facts about Theseus?

Theseus was the greatest hero of Athens . When king Aegeus of Athens wanted children he went to Delphi to consult the oracle about it, but did not understand the answer. (MORE)
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Was theseus a demigod?

Given that his mother was Aethra, who most recount as mortal, and he was fathered by both Poseidon the sea god and Aegeus, yes.
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Who did Theseus lose?

Theseus lost this father (king of Athens) beacuse Theseus said if he died from the minotaur he would keep the flags balck on his ship. Theseus DID in fact kill the minotaur bu (MORE)