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1

according to minoan legend, what kind of monster lived in a labyrinth under king minos' palace?

a minotaur, half-bull half-man

2

who, according to the legend, killed the minotaur and escaped the labyrinth?

perseus

3

how did perseus get out of the maze?

he used a ball of wool given to him by ariadne

4

who was the father of perseus, and what is named for him?

king aegeus; the aegean sea