Theseus

Roman & Greek Name

Mythical King of Athens // Best Accompishment: defeating a monster called a Minotuar

Traits:

  • Leader - helped the poor
  • Young - around age 16
  • Bravery - did something everyone was afraid to do

Relationships:

  • Mother: Aethra
  • Father: King Ageus
  • 1st Wife: Ariadne
  • 2nd Wife/Sister: Phaedra

Strengths:

  • Hard Working - made easy things harder
  • Brave - defeated the Minotaur
  • Intellegent - able to read and outsmart others

Weaknesses:

  • Daedelus's Daughter - he married/loved her
  • Forgerful - didn't raise the white sail causing dad to commit suicide.
  • Hard Working - always liked doing things the hard way
  • Others - foolish adventures & made bad decisions

Interesting Facts:

  • The Minotaur that he killed lived in the labyrinth that Daedalus built.
  • Theseus looked up to Hercules
  • Theseus died in the sea

Citations:

Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Myths Encyclopedia." Theseus. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Theseus." , the Slayer of the Minotaur and Respected King of Athens. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"12 Facts About Theseus." 12 Facts About Theseus. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.