Flashcards in Theseus and the Legends of Attica Deck (21):
Who was the first king of Athens?
What is an Autochthon?
Sprung from the Earth, no ancestors, pure-blooded
Who was the son of Hephaestus and Ge who was raised by Athena and became the second king of Athens
Which Athenian King died of grief after the disappearance of his daughters?
Who were the daughters of Pandion
Procne and Philomela
Which Athenian King and God were the fathers of Theseus
Aegeus and Poseidon
How many labors did Theseus perform to show his heroic ability?
How does Aegeus recognize Theseus?
Theseus pulls out his sword to cut his food and Aegeus recognizes it
Aegeus sends Theseus to complete a labor, what is it?
Who where the parents of Minos?
Europa and Zeus
How does Poseidon punish Minos for refusing to sacrifice his prized bull to him?
He makes Minos' wife fall in love with the bull and she gives birth to the Minotaur
Who built the Labyrinth
What does Daedalus invent to try and escape from Crete
Who is Daedalus' son?
How does Icarus die?
He flies to close to the sun using the wings his father invented and falls to his death
What was the tribute that Athens had to pay to Crete to prevent them from sacking the city?
Sacrifice 12 children each year to the Minotaur
What does Theseus receive from Amphitrite
A purple robe and a wreath that glows in the dark
What is the name of the Princess that falls in love with Theseus and helps him find his way out of the labyrinth by giving him a ball of string
After Ariadne is abandoned by Theseus on Naxos who becomes her husband?
What does Theseus' wreath crown become?
The Corona Borealis Constellation