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Icarus and Daedalus

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Nick Guerrero

on 14 May 2013

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Transcript of Icarus and Daedalus

Icarus And Daedalus by:Nick Guerrero and Zachary Pitts The Labyrinth Locked Up Help!!!!!!!!! The Escape Strict Orders Minotaur Theseus Daedalus Daedalus Crete The Crime In The Beginning Daedalus was a highly respected craftsman. He was the first mythical king. He also created the first saw after seeing a snakes teeth. Daedalus threw his nephew off the acropolis (a tall point in a ancient greek city) For Daedalus's crime he was placed on the island of Crete under the rule of King Minos. On the island Daedalus met and married beautiful Naucrate. And Then had a son named Icarus. Minos used Daedalus to build him a Labyrinth (a large maze.)To imprison Minos's minotaur. The minotaur was a monster with a head of a bull and the body of a man . He was the son the son of Pasiphae the wife of Minos and the bull that Posiden sent to Minos. Theseus was king of the
Athenians who volunteered himself to be eaten bey the minotaur. Because the minotaur feeds on living humans. Theseus thought he could defeat the minotaur. when Daedalus landed on Crete he met Minos's Daughter. She insatantly fell in love with him they had there first child icarus. king Minos betrayed Icarus and Daedalus and locked them in the labyrinth. Daedalus wanted to escape, so he used his extensive knowledge to make wax wings to fly put of the labyrinth. Daedalus instructed his son to not fly to high or the sun will melt his wings, but also not to fly too low or the sharks will eat him. Icarus feeling confident he flew upward and started to do tricks.his wings began to melt and he fell into the ocean. when his father returned home his father realized what had happened he flung himself off the acropolis, where he plummeted to his death. Daedalus's love
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