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Theseus

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

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