Minos, The King of Crete

By: Jazmine Gholston and Paige Buford

All about Minos

Minos was a king of Crete . He was the son of Zeus and Europa. He was not a very nice person. He forced the Athenians to send seven young men and seven young women to be sacrifice by the monster he created . The monster name was minotaur , a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man, his pet. later or a man name Theseus killed the minotaur , so Minos became the most prosperous king of the Mediterranean area, renowned as much for his justness as his power.
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