Social Studies

Minotaur Slayer & Champion of Athens: Theseus & the Marathonian Bull (Part 3)

Theseus has conquered Attica on his journey to Athens but must now face his greatest foe yet, the Marathonian Bull, a creature of Poseidon terrorizing the land. If Theseus succeeds, will his father Aegeus recognize him?
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Class Experience

Students develop an appreciation of ancient literature and learn about Theseus, Aegeus, the Oracle of Delphi, Marathon, Pheidippides, Pan, Hecale, Medea, Pallas, Poseidon, and far more. Etymology of words connected to these stories will be discussed.  Information is sourced from Pseudo-Apollodorus' 'Bibliotheca', Euripides' 'Hippolytus', Herodotus' 'Histories', and Plutarch's 'The Parallel Lives.'  Further information is sourced from the works including, but no limited to, of Pindar, Sappho, Sophocles, and Homer.
Be a hero.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Spoiler, the bull dies.  There are acts of murder and attempted murder in the story through poisoning and daggers.
Pseudo-Apollodorus' 'Bibliotheca', Euripides' 'Hippolytus', Herodotus' 'Histories', Plutarch's 'The Parallel Lives'


Daryan BorysAntiquities Scholar, Mythology Storyteller, Literature Tutor, Earthshaker, Gamer
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About Me

I'm happy to share my passion for Greek Mythology, Shakespeare, Jules Verne, J.R.R. Tolkien, or explore and develop a student's interest in literature.  As an actor, I've had the pleasure of exploring and performing in traditional Greek Theater,... 
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