Theseus

Roman name: he is a hero

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Job Description

  • King of Athens- he rules Athens and the people


  • Slayed the Minotaur-he protected the people from the Minotaur

Symbols


  • Bull head
  • Sword
  • Crown
  • Map

Character Traits

  • Courageous
  • Warrior
  • Adventurous

Family Tree

Siblings-didn't have any

Parents-Poseidon,Aegeus and Aethra

Wife-Phaedra

Strengths

  • Powerful-he was the king of Athens the most important city at the time.
  • Strength-he used his strength to slay the Minotaur.
  • Agility-Theseus traveled on multiple adventures

Weaknesses

  • Forgetful-he began going on meaningless adventures.
  • Foolish-Theseus started making bad decision that lead to his death.
  • Deceiving-he lured the Amazon's leader on to his boat and kidnapped her.

Interesting Facts

  • Aethra seduced the greek god Poseidon and Aegeus the same night. This is why Theseus was considered to have two divine origins.
  • Theseus was a very important hero who combined strength,power and wisdom.
  • During a wrestling match Theseus killed Cercyon the Arcadian.

Works Cited

"Theseus Was the Most Important King of Athens and after Heracles the Most Popular Hero in Ancient Greece." Greek Hero Theseus, the King of Ancient Athens. Theseus and the Minotaur. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.


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



Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.