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Theseus Athens great hero At birth Theseus an unknown father His mother Aethra was friendly with both Poseidon and Aegeus Hunt 3-6 Before Theseus wasborn Aegeus said to Aethra If we are to have a son when he is grownhave him take my sword and sandals from under this boulder to me thenhe was off to Athens Theseus was born in a small town called Troezen andgrew up there in a normal way When Theseus was old enough Aethra took Theseus to theboulder where the sandals and sword were and told him what Aegeus had saidTheseus lifted the giant boulder with ease and immediately wanted to go toAthens He insisted on going by land even though it is much more dangerousfor there are thieves and he did not want to heed his mothers warningsSo he was off to Athens on foot to meet his father On the journey Theseus met many thieves and out whitedevery one of them from asking to see there nice weapons and using them agentsthe thieves to seeing what they were trying to do to him and using that tohurt or usually kill them Either way Theseus showed courage and wisdom inhis quick thinking that would make him a great hero that would be rememberedfor many years to come The first day in Athens Theseus started looking forAegeus castle but what he did not know was that Aegeus was at thetime under the power of a sorcerer by the name of Medea She could see thepower in him from afar and saw that he would take her power so she told Aegeusto kill him At this time either Aegeus nor Theseus knew that they were relatedMedia told Aegeus to invite Theseus to a party or ball coming in the nearfeature and to poison his drink Aegeus poisoned his drink and gave it toTheseus Just before Theseus drank the wine Aegeus dashed the glass to theground for
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