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  Minotaur
Minotaur I is a four-stage solid fuel space launch vehicle utilizing Minuteman rocket motors for its first and second stages, reusing motors that have been decommissioned as a result of arms reduction treaties.
Minotaur IV builds on a long heritage of launch systems with over 50 flights of each core stage and is capable of launching payloads up to 1,730 kg (3,814 lb.) to low Earth orbit.
Minotaur V is a five-stage evolutionary version of the Minotaur IV space launch vehicle.
www.orbital.com /SpaceLaunch/Minotaur   (335 words)

  
  Minotaur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Knossian didrachm exhibits on one side the labyrinth, on the other the Minotaur surrounded by a semicircle of small balls, probably intended for stars; it is to be noted that one of the monster's names was Asterius.
The slaying of the Minotaur by Theseus in that case indicates the breaking of Athenian trinutary relations with Minoan Crete.
According to A. Cook, Minos and Minotaur are only different forms of the same personage, representing the sun-god (Greek Zeus) of the Cretans, who depicted the sun as a bull.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minotaur   (1142 words)

  
 Minotaur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a creature that was half man and half bull.
The slaying of the Minotaur by Theseus in that case indicates the abolition of such sacrifice by the advance of Greek civilization.
According to A. Cook, Minos and Minotaur are only different forms of the same personage, representing the sun-god Zeus of the Cretans, who depicted the sun as a bull.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Minotaur   (816 words)

  
 Minotaur
The creature had the head and tail of a bull on the body of a man. It caused such terror and destruction on Crete that Daedalus was summoned again, but this time by Minos himself.
The Minotaur was captured and locked in the labyrinth.
When Theseus did, she gave him a simple ball of thread, which he was to fasten close to the entrance of the maze.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/minotaur.html   (369 words)

  
 Minotaur Software Ltd., Brampton, Ontario: Fully integrated, configurable ERP software for manufacturer's, ...
Minotaur Software specializes in complete business management solutions (also called ERP Enterprise Resource Planning) for small to mid-sized food and chemical companies.
The Minotaur Business System's fully integrated and modular design allows you to choose the modules (i.e., software applications) that best match your current business needs, and add modules as your needs grow or evolve.
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www.minotaursoftware.com   (231 words)

  
 Theseus and the Minotaur - Free software downloads and reviews - CNET Download.com
Play one of the world's most famous maze games.
In Theseus and the Minotaur, you must guide Theseus through 87 mind twisting labyrinths to escape the dangerous Minotaur.
Be the first to review Theseus and the Minotaur!
www.download.com /Theseus-and-the-Minotaur/3000-2111-10783815.html?tag=WinTracking&part=rss&subj=newwin   (466 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Minotaur   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A monster, half-man, half-bull, that devoured sacrificial victims thrown into the Labyrinth.
Born of Queen Pasiphae's god-inflicted infatuation with a bull, the Minotaur was eventually killed by Theseus.
The monster is generally depicted as having the head of a bull and the body of a man. But in the Middle Ages, artists portrayed a man's head and torso on a bull's body.
www.mythweb.com /encyc/entries/minotaur.html   (62 words)

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