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The Minotaur rampages around Crete, attacking the inhabitants (he looks like a Centaur), The Minotaur is captured with the help of Poseidon and led away to be imprisoned in the Labyrith, the ship carrying Theseus and the Athenians arrives from Athens. Note the black sail and the 7 shields over the side, representing the 7 young men who will be sacrificed to the Minotaur (the 7 women are not represented), Theseus meets Ariadne and her younger sister Phaedra (background), Ariadne gives Theseus the ball of thread to help him find his way through the Labyrinth, Theseus heads towards the Labyrinth. Note that he has retianed his sword, instead of being given one by Ariadne, Ariadne and Pasiphae wait anxiously outide the Labyrith while, at its centre, Theseus battles with the Minotaur, Theseus and the two princesses flee from the palace of Knossos towards the Athenian ship, The Athenean ships leaves will all safely aboard, but still flying the blck sail which Theseus will forget to change.

Theseus and the Minotaur

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