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Perseus and Theseus
Transcript of Perseus and Theseus
Aegeus leaves a sword and shoes under a rock
Medea convinces Aegeus, his father, to kill him
Aegeus realizes its his son
punishment: every nine years the Athenians send seven girls and boys to Labyrinth of the Minotaur to meet their death
if he survives he will put a white sail on in replacement of the black so that his father knows he survived
he forgets to raise the white sail
Aegeus commits suicide thinking his son is dead
Cultures Around the World
Danae’s son is going to kill her father
Acrisius tries to prevent this fate locks her away
Sends them across the sea
Perseus kills Medusa with the help of the gods
in the end kills his grandfather anyway
known for his strength
kills one of his teachers because he doesn’t know how much strength he has
Hera makes him go crazy and kill his wife and kids
tries to kill himself, but Theseus convinces him otherwise
put through 12 tasks that are hard to accomplish
greatest female hero
many heroes go to hunt the boar, but Atalanta is the one that finally kills him
Meleager has a magical log that determines the length of his life and his mother destroys it
Creatures of Nightmare:
Lion of Nemea
Vicious wild boar
Heroes can be male/female-mostly male
Creatures of Nightmare show evil in the world
Mentors help people in many ways-direct/indirect
Creatures of Nightmare
Hermes' staff-United States Medical Corps
Light vs. Dark-Star Wars
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Breath of Death
Winged Aid- Ship/Shoes
Killing a lion
Immense physical strength
Immediate death(Serpent & Demons)