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Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos of Crete and half sister to the Minotaur Asterion. When greek hero Theseus came to Crete to slay the Minotaur, she fell in love. So strong was her love for the hero, she aided Theseus in both the slaying of the Minotaur and escaping the Labyrinth where the monster was imprisoned. She consulted the man who built the maze, Daedalus, and helped Theseus escape the maze with a ball of string. She left Crete with Theseus believing he was to marry her, but…
SUN IN TAURUS 2000 - 4000 BCE Minoan; the bull and the labrys (the double headed ceremonial ax; from which the labyrinth takes its name) are two of the oldest images associated with the Greek civilization
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.