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One of the most famous stories in Greek mythology is the one about the flight of Icarus. Daedalus, a master craftsman, and his son Icarus were imprisoned in Crete by King Minos after Daedalus gave Minos' daughter, Ariadne, a clew of string in order to help Theseus survive the Labyrinth. Daedalus came up with an escape plan and built two sets of wings made from melted wax and gull feathers. Before they both took off from the island, Daedalus explained to his son the rules for safe flying, but…

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Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Sam Claflin as Icarus …my arms are incomplete, grasping the empty air. Thanks to stars, incomparable ones, that blaze in the depths of the skies, all my destroyed eyes see, are the memories of suns. I look, in vain, for beginning and end of the heavens’ slow revolve: under an unknown eye of fire, I ascend feeling my wings dissolve. And, scorched by desire for the beautiful, I will not know the bliss, of giving my name to that abyss, that knows my tomb and ...

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Minotaur - A creature born of Pasiphae, Minos' wife, the king of Crete and a white bull sent by Poseidon who was angry with Minos. Minos was so disgusted and embarrassed by his wife and the Minotaur that he ordered Daedalus to hide them. Daedalus built a maze called the Labyrinth where they were to live and never escape. One of Minotaur's half brothers ordered that seven youths and seven maidens from Athens be let into the maze every ninth year to feed the Minotaur.

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Icarus - the fall, or rotated 180 degrees, the flight. If you enjoy this pin, check out the book, Icarus and the Wing Builder.

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Technicolor Icarus Greek Mythology Painting Abstract Art Print

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In Greek mythology, the Minotaur , Latin: Minotaurus, Etruscan Θevrumineś), was a creature with the head of a bull on the body of a man[3] or, as described by Roman poet Ovid, "part man and part bull".[4] He dwelt at the center of the Cretan Labyrinth, which was an elaborate maze-like construction[5] designed by the architect Daedalus and his son Icarus, on the command of King Minos of Crete. The Minotaur was eventually killed by the Athenian hero Theseus.

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Moros was a primordial deity in Greek mythology, and the personification of impending doom, driving mortals to their deadly fate. He was one of the offspring of Nyx (the night), who had conceived him without male intervention, and brother of the Moirai (the Fates). The Moirai said that even Zeus himself was unable to resist against the will of their brother. Therefore, if the father of gods made a promise, he was unable to break it, simply because it was destined to be.

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