Theseus (/ˈθiːsiːəs/; Ancient Greek: Θησεύς [tʰɛːsěu̯s]) was the mythical
king of Athens and was the son of Aethra by t...
It was by lifting a boulder that Theseus, grandson of the king of Troezen, first
proved himself a hero. Theseus was sixteen at the time. He had been raised by
Theseus was a Greek hero in Greek mythology. While having all the qualities of a
traditional hero, such as strength and courage, he was also intellige...
Apr 30, 2015 ... Theseus, great hero of Attic legend, son of Aegeus, king of Athens, and Aethra,
daughter of Pittheus, king of Troezen (in Argolis), or of the sea ...
became king of Athens, his earthly father, Aegeus, ruled, but before him were a confusing series of men or part-men part-snake creatures created in unusual ways. One way to account for the importance of a trio of these early kings of Athens is to say tha... More »
Once, there was a young boy named Theseus. Nobody knew who his father was,
for both King Aegeus of Athens and Poseidon had been fond of his mother Aet.
Theseus seemed to me to resemble Romulus in many particulars. Both of them,
born out of wedlock and of uncertain parentage, had the repute of being sprung ...
The rise of Theseus as the national hero of Athens, evident in the evolution of his
iconography in Athenian art, was a result of a number of historical and political ...
Theseus is the great Athenian hero. His father Aegeus is king of Athens, but
Theseus grows up in southern Greece with his mother. When he is old enough, ...
King Minos of Crete was a powerful man, feared by the rulers of the lands around
him. When he demanded goods or men for his great armies, they felt they had ...