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Aegeus


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In Greek mythology, king of Athens and father of Theseus, who threw himself into the sea in the (mistaken) belief that his son had been killed by the Minotaur; according to some, this was the origin of the name of the Aegean Sea.

Subjects: Classical Studies — Religion.


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