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  • Greek Greek (culture)
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The name of the Minotaur in story of Theseus in Greek myth. He was a great powerful creature that was half-bull and half-man. It had the body of a man, the head of a bull and the hooves of a bull for feet. It was created when the wife King Minos of Crete mated with a great white bull. A wooden bull was made which the wife mounted upon so that the bull could mate with her. The craftsman of the bull was also asked to create a maze for the bull headed creature to live in. Every year seven boys and girls were sacrificed to the Minotaur. This happened until Theseus used a ball of red twin to find his way to the centre of the maze and slay the Minotaur.

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