Learning Objectives

1.    Learn the legends of the early kings of Athena.

2.    Learn the stories of Cephalus and Procris and Philomela, Procne, and Tereus.

3.    Study the stories of Theseus’ birth and his labors on his way from Troezen to Athens.

4.    Study the legend of the Minotaur.

5.    Study the divergent strains in the legends of Theseus, from a less heroic model to the champion of the oppressed.

6.    Learn the stories surrounding Minos, Daedalus, and Icarus.