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How did Theseus die?

skyros killed him by pushing him off a cliff when he was no longer popular in athens. Edit: Theseus had fled to the island of Skyros after being declined by his own people (MORE)

How was theseus brave?

Theseus was brave because when Aegus told him not to go overland to deliver the sandals and sword because there were many robbers he still went overland and he was brave to do (MORE)

Who was the father of Theseus?

Aegeus, who was the king of Athens Theseus had two fathers, Aegeus (a mortal) and Poseidon, both of whom had lain with Theseus' mother Aethra in the same night.
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Who killed theseus?

skyros killed him by pushing him off a cliff when he was no longer popular in Athens

Did Theseus die?

In the case of Theseus of the Greek Legends, Theseus did die, but later life is rather enigmatic. After his son was killed by Poseidon's bull (or Dionsyus's bull in some stori (MORE)

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 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)

Why is Theseus important?

To the Classical Era Greeks, the story of Theseus showed the dominance of Athens over it's neighbors. You had the clever and powerful Theseus (Prince of Athens) helped by the (MORE)