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Minotaur (Greek mythology)

Works: 272 works in 469 publications in 5 languages and 20,222 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Young adult works  Graphic novels  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Novels in verse  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: BL820.T5, FIC
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Publications about Minotaur (Greek mythology)
Most widely held works about Minotaur (Greek mythology)
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Warwick Hutton( Book )
    2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
    Every nine years, the people of ancient Athens were forced to send seven young men and seven maidens as tribute to Minos, king of Crete, or he would destroy their city. The young people were given to the Minotaur, Minos's monstrous son, who was half man, half bull. How Theseus, the king of Athens' son, risked his life to save the young tributes and to slay the Minotaur is one of the great classic Greek myths
    The hero and the minotaur : the fantastic adventures of Theseus by Robert Byrd( Book )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
    The story of Prince Theseus and the trials that befall him when he vows to become a hero
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Leonard Everett Fisher( Book )
    3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
    Acrylic paintings
    The Minotaur by Bernard Evslin( Book )
    1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
    Recounts the Greek myth about the monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man, which lived in the Labyrinth in Crete until killed by the hero Theseus
    Dark of the moon by Tracy Barrett( Book )
    6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
    Retells the story of the minotaur through the eyes of his fifteen-year-old sister, Ariadne, a lonely girl destined to become a goddess of the moon, and her new friend, Theseus, the son of Athens' king who was sent to Crete as a sacrifice to her misshapen brother
    Lost in the labyrinth : a novel by Patrice Kindl( Book )
    6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and German and held by 580 libraries worldwide
    Fourteen-year-old Princess Xenodice tries to prevent the death of her half-brother, the Minotaur, at the hands of the Athenian prince, Theseus, who is aided by Icarus, Daedalus, and her sister Ariadne
    The minotaur takes a cigarette break by Steven Sherrill( Book )
    12 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
    "Five thousand years out of the Labyrinth that held him captive, and as many years beyond the dubious bargain that set him free, the Minotaur finds himself struggling to negotiate the American South with the body of a man and the head of a bull."--Jacket
    Stop that bull, Theseus! by Kate McMullan( Book )
    3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
    In this modern version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, tells the true story of Theseus finding his way through the labyrinth to slay the Minotaur
    Ariadne's web by Fred Saberhagen( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
    Ariadne, the daughter of King Minos, conspires to rescue the man she loves from the gods' sacrificial altar, but their troubles increase when Dionysus intervenes
    The helmet of horror : the myth of Theseus and the minotaur by Viktor Pelevin( Book )
    14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
    This work is a very original modern-day retelling of the Greek tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. The two main characters try to communicate through the Internet, using the narratives of classical mythology. It's main premise is that with all the information we now have at our fingertips real knowledge is unattainable
    Bull by David Elliott( Book )
    2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
    A modern twist on the Theseus and Minotaur myth, told in verse
    Clash of the gods ( visu )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
    "Reacquaint yourself with myths so powerful that they remain woven into the fabric of the present world, resonating with real-life relevance. Thousands of years ago, they were used to help frame the world of the ancients, and dictate the guidelines of their societies. Today, they are often the first stories we learn as children, iconic tales where good and evil clash, and humanity and fantasy collide. Each episode connects ancient myths to actual historical events, as well as to events in the Bible and other cultures' mythologies, gaining impartant historical insight from renowned scholars in search of the truth behind the legends"--Container
    Theseus and the Minotaur by James E Ford( Book )
    5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Croatian and held by 409 libraries worldwide
    World of ancient mythology -- Introduction -- Minos the king -- Crete and Athens at war -- Pasiphae and the bull -- Labyrinth -- Terrible price to pay -- Aegeus's secret past -- Wicked stepmother -- Theseus sails to crete -- Death of the minotaur -- Escape -- Daedalus and Icarus -- Theseus forgets again -- Glossary -- Who's who -- Index
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Corinne J Naden( Book )
    1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
    Young Theseus brings peace to the city of Athens and, with the help of Ariadne, destroys the Minotaur
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Scott R Welvaert( Book )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
    An introduction to the character of Theseus and his role in Greek and Roman mythology
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Yvan Pommaux( Book )
    3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
    Story of the Greek hero Theseus, who ventures into the labyrinth to battle the fierce Minotaur
    Monster in the maze : the story of the Minotaur by Stephanie Spinner( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
    Theseus of Athens and Princess Ariadne of Crete must find a way to save Athens' children from the deadly minotaur
    Corydon & the fall of Atlantis by Tobias Druitt( Book )
    2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
    Corydon, an outcast Greek boy with the leg of a goat, reluctantly sets off on another adventure with the "monsters" of Greek mythology when the Minotaur is apparently kidnapped by the people of Atlantis. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
    Theseus and the Minotaur by Nelson Yomtov( Book )
    7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
    Theseus, prince of Athens, must save his people from the dreadful Minotaur
    Meeting the Minotaur : a novel by Carol Dawson( Book )
    2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
    A bored young man leaves a small town in Texas to become a burglar in Dallas and thus discovers his father, a rich businessman whom he never knew. On learning the father has enemies in Japan he travels to the Far East to defeat them. By the author of Body of Knowledge
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