Theseus- Greek myth: a demi-god hero, son of Aethra and poseidon, who killed the Minotaur that lurked at the center of King Minos’ labyrinth. Theseus found his way out of the maze thanks to the priestess (and princess) Ariadne and her ball of thread
Theseus and the Minotaur - In the myth Minos forces Athens to sacrifice 7 youths and 7 maidens to the Minotaur which kills them within a vast labyrinth. Theseus emerges the victor when he kills the Minotaur.
Greek gods and their Roman counterparts. Roman gods and goddesses, as compared to their lively Greek counterparts, lacked personality, were never seen in human form, and were concerned with civic duty.