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The king must die.

Author: Mary Renault
Publisher: [New York] Pantheon [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ancient Athens paid tribute to its Cretan overlord each year by sending the finest of its sons and daughters to Crete each year to be trained for "bull-dancing", a sport that cost the Athenian youths their lives. Theseus, prince of Athens, substitutes himself for one of the youths and sails out to meet his fate in the ring.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Fantasy fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Renault, Mary.
King must die.
[New York] Pantheon [1958]
(OCoLC)573547387
Online version:
Renault, Mary.
King must die.
[New York] Pantheon [1958]
(OCoLC)607917102
Named Person: Theseus, King of Athens; Theseus, King of Athens.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Renault
OCLC Number: 228783
Description: 338 pages 22 cm
Contents: Troizen --
Eleusis --
Athens --
Crete --
Naxos.

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Ancient Athens paid tribute to its Cretan overlord each year by sending the finest of its sons and daughters to Crete each year to be trained for "bull-dancing", a sport that cost the Athenian youths their lives. Theseus, prince of Athens, substitutes himself for one of the youths and sails out to meet his fate in the ring.

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