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  • 1. Theseus
    THE GREATEST HERO OF THE ATHENS
    BY GUIDO CASTELLANI III
  • 2. HIS CHILDHOOD
    Was born to an Athenian King, Aegeus
    Lived with his mother in the south
    Moves boulder to retrieve sword and shoes
  • 3. The Road To AtHeNs
    When he reached maturity, he was sent to Athens
    On the road, he encountered bandits!
  • 4. Procrustes
    One of the bandits Theseus encountered
    Used iron bed to torture victims
    Theseus enacted same punishment on him
    He arrives in Athens
  • 5. Medea
    Medea, of the story of Jason, became the king’s advisor.
    She realizes Theseus threatens her possession
    She convinced Aegeus, who does not recognize Theseus as his son, to kill him
    By poison
    Her evil, cold-hearted scheme failed
  • 6. The minotaur and the labyrinth
    The Minotaur was a monster who lived in a Labyrinth
    Theseus was sent to kill him
    With Ariadne’s help, he found the Minotaur asleep
    He slew him
  • 7. Ariadne
    Although she set sail for Athens, she never arrived.
    There were two stories of her fate.
  • 8. Aegeus’s Death
    If Theseus was to return alive, he would set a white sail
    He, unfortunately, forgot to do so, so his father jumped off a cliff
  • 9. The fair Theseus
    Theseus ran his government as a democracy
  • 10. His Only weakness
    His love of adventure!
    For the sake of excitement, he helped kidnapped Hades’s wife.
  • 11. The just Theseus
    He arranged the proper burials for the seven chieftains who had died during war on Thebes
    He did not allow his army to loot Thebes
  • 12. The chair of forgetfulness!
    In order to stop Theseus, Hades had him sit the Chair of Forgetfulness!
    But Hercules saved him!
  • 13. But…
    Theseus marries Ariadne’s sister, Phaedra, who falls in love with Hippolytus.
    He rejects Phaedra, so she kills herself, accusing him of rape.
    Theseus banishes him.
    Theseus is mysteriously killed by King Lycomedes
  • 14. THE END!
  • 15. Citations!
    www.flickr.com/photos/seriykotik/239375552/
    : fandangogroovers.wordpress.com/.../
    memphistours.wordpress.com/.../

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