Mythology: “Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”.-

MITOLOGÍA GRIEGA Y PASIFAE

La Audacia de Aquiles

Mythology: “Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”: 

“The Greek Myth and A Brief Story by Rubén García”:

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"Pasiphae and the Bul" by Gustave Moreau (1880).- “Pasiphae and the Bull” by Gustave Moreau (1880).-

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“Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”: “The Greek Myth”: 

“Pasiphae took pleasure in becoming an adulteress with a bull”. (Ovid’s “Ars Amatoria”).-

Minos was one of the three sons from the union of Europa and Zeus; when Zeus was in the form of a bull.

Europa’s husband was the King of Crete, Asterion, who looked over the boys as if his own.

When Asterion died, it was unclear which of the three sons should ascend to power.

The three sons were Minos, Sarpedon, and Rhadamanthus; these three men who after they died were made judges in the Underworld. It was their task to judge the dead in order to assign where their placement was in the Underworld based upon the merits of their life. But it was Minos, whose name in Cretan actually means king…

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9 pensamientos en “Mythology: “Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”.-”

  1. A veces tengo la sensación de que los Griegos lo dejaron todo escrito e inventado y que nosotros en miles de años no hemos dado ni un solo paso más……….
    Un Abrazo Rubén 🙂 .

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