Theseus and the Minotaur

Theseus and the Minotaur

by James Ford




Every nine years, the Athenians have to send a sacrifice of seven young men and women to Crete. These victims meet a gruesome end in the jaws of the minotaur. Only Theseus can end this cycle, but he will need the help of a famous craftsman.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435151215
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 09/12/2013
Series: Ancient Greek Myths
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.54(w) x 10.36(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 7 Years

Table of Contents

The world of ancient mythology — Introduction — Minos the king — Crete and Athens at war — Pasiphae and the bull — The labyrinth — A terrible price to pay — Aegeus's secret past — A wicked stepmother — Theseus sails to Crete — The death of the minotaur — The escape — Daedalus and Icarus — Theseus forgets again.

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