The Storyteller: Greek Myths: Season 1, Episode 1

Theseus & the Minotaur (1 Dec. 1991)

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An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the ... See full summary »

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Robert Flemyng ...
Aegeus
Amanda Burton ...
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David Greenaway
Samantha Birt ...
Athenian
Misha Downey ...
Athenian
Lavinia Frey ...
Athenian
Simon Glass ...
Athenian
Maria Halkias ...
Athenian
Mark Lorimer ...
Athenian
Dominique Sanchez ...
Athenian
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An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the young hero Theseus came of age, he began walking the heroes path. Reclaiming his rightful place as the son of Athenian king Aegeus, Theseus insisted in traveling to Crete to face the dreaded minotaur. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Theseus: I seek purification from the king.
Medea: [sarcastic] Of course you do.
Aegeus: What is your name, warrior?
Theseus: Theseus, lord.
Aegeus: Your lineage?
Theseus: Some say my father is of the sea, some say he is a great king.
Medea: The king is insulted by riddles, does he have your allegiance?
Theseus: I would give my life for him. I would take life from all who are his enemies.
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