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Theseus The Deeds of the Greek Hero in Ancient Art and Literature by Frank Brommer

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Published by Aristide D Caratzas Pub .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Classic Art,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek

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Open LibraryOL11298724M
ISBN 100892414383
ISBN 109780892414383

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  The core story is the book itself, Ship of Theseus by V. M. Straka, published in , which is a story about an amnesiac, known only as S., who's trying to figure out who he really is after /5. The Theseus Paradox is a fast paced and unnervingly believable crime thriller based on Londons 7/7 bombings of Im not a big fan of crime and police procedural novels, but was attracted to this 4/5.   Theseus, great hero of Attic legend, son of Aegeus, king of Athens, and Aethra, daughter of Pittheus, king of Troezen (in Argolis), or of the sea god, Poseidon, and Aethra. Theseus’s many . Mentioned in both the “Iliad” and the “Odyssey,” Theseus is an important character in Euripides’ play “ Hippolytus.” Ovid recounts his conflict with Medea and the Minotaur in the seventh and the eighth .

The comparison Theseus makes between marriage and wealth reveals his ideas about the value and meaning of love. Hippolyta is an Amazonian queen whom Theseus abducted during a battle and . Theseus is the great Athenian hero. His father Aegeus is king of Athens, but Theseus grows up in southern Greece with his mother. When he is old enough, Theseus travels to the city to meet his Author: Edith Hamilton.   This book is Ship of Theseus, the 19th and final novel of an author called VM Straka, which has been translated with copious footnotes by someone called FX Caldeira. Theseus end up kicking the Minotaur's rump and the beast is slain. The hero follows the trail of string out of the Labyrinth, rounds up the other Athenian youths, grabs the Princess Ariadne, and makes a run .