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US GOT A B 89 In Greek mythology Theseus can truely be thought of asthe greatest Athenian hero He was the son of Aegeus king of Athens and Aethra princess of Troezenand daughter ofPittheus king of Troezen Before Theseus was born his father Aegeus left Aethrain Troezen of Argolis andreturned to Athens before he was born But before he left king Aegeus puthis sword and hispair of sandals under a large rock and said to Aethra that when Theseus wasold enough to liftthe heavy rock that Theseus should take the sword and sandals and come tosee him inAthens At the age of 16 after being brought up in Troezen Theseuswas finally able to lift theheavy rock Theseus with his long blond hair then took the sword and thesandals and beganhis journey to Athens to claim Aegeus as his father The young Theseus madehis hazardousjourney by the coast road along the Isthmus clearing the road of six villainsmurderers and monsters which inhabited the road Theseus killed these villains by the samemethod by whichthey had murdered their own victims Among the villains that Theseus killedwere ScironSinis Procrustes and Phaea Theseus arrived in Athens wearing a sword and a pair ofsandals that Aegeus had leftfor him in Troezen He was then greeted by his father Aegeus and his stepmotherMedeawho was a sorceress But she was jealous of his influence over Aegeus soMedea tried to killhim by sending him to kill a wild bull But Theseus succeeded and sacrificedthe bull to Apollo He then returned to Athens and was almost poisoned by Medea but as soonas Aegeus gotwind of her plot he proclaimed Theseus his son and heir to the thrown andbanished Medeafrom Athens and she escaped to what is now Asia According to legend the people of Athens had to sendseven youths and sevenMaidens every year as a tribute to Minos the king of Create to be eatenby the Minitor whowas a terrible monster half
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