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Theseus leaves Ariadne on the isle of Naxos when he finds her covered in blood from the sacrifice. What do you think was the main difference to him between her actions and his actions with her father? Explain your answer.

Why do you think that Theseus' father killed himself when he saw the ship had no white sail instead of waiting to talk to those on the ship? Why do you think that Poseidon told Theseus not to raise the flag?

Theseus had the ability to tell when an earthquake was coming and it was said to be a gift from Poseidon but he never acquired the height that he asked for at this time. Speculate on why he was given and not given these attributes and how they worked for and against him.

Persephone and Ariadne are very different in a lot of ways. In Theseus'...

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