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  Theseus - LoveToKnow 1911
Theseus was now declared heir to the throne, and the Pallantids, 2 who had hoped to succeed to the childless king, conspired against Theseus, but he crushed the conspiracy.
While Theseus was in Crete, Minos, 1 The story of Theseus is a strange mixture of (mostly fictitious) political tradition, of aetiological myths invented to explain misunderstood acts of ritual and of a cycle of tales of adventure analogous to the story of the labours of Heracles.
Theseus now carried out a political revolution in Attica by abolishing the semi-independent powers of the separate townships and concentrating those powers at Athens, and he instituted the festival of the Panathenaea,3 as a symbol of the unity of the Attic race.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Theseus   (1777 words)

  
 Theseus, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
When Theseus had killed, or at least mastered the beast, Medea, who by then had reached great achievements in the field of criminality (having killed her brother, the king of Iolcus, and her own children by Jason) decided to get rid of the young man as well by means of poison.
Yet Theseus and his accomplice Pirithous are still believed to have gone to Sparta, seizing Helen as she was dancing in a temple of Artemis.
Theseus' mother then became the handmaid of Helen, but at the end of the Trojan War she was taken back to Athens by Demophon 1 and Acamas 1, sons of Theseus.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Theseus.html   (2770 words)

  
 Theseus - The Athenian Adventurer
Theseus preferred to let his father discover by himself that he had a son, so when the meat was set on the table, Theseus casually pulled out his sword as if he were going to cut the meat with it.
Theseus was aware of this discontent, so he offered himself as one of the victims, not just as a participant in the lottery.
Theseus obtained the cooperation of the more powerful by promising the end of monarchy, and the institution of a democracy, in which the king would be no more than the commander-in-chief and protector of the laws.
www.e-classics.com /theseus.htm   (4493 words)

  
 Theseus and the Minotaur
Theseus battles a robot Minotaur in several different labyrinths, but only if your browser is currently "Java enabled." Apparently yours isn't--so what you have to do is look through all those menus on your browser until you find a box that says "Enable Java" or maybe "Enable active content."
Theseus (the red dot) must escape from a series of mazes.
Sometimes it is advantageous for Theseus not to move and to let the Minotaur take an extra two turns.
www.logicmazes.com /theseus.html   (592 words)

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