GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ARIADNE

Greek legendary mortal

Daughter of Cretan cretin King MINOS and his wife PASIPHAE.

Although officially betrothed to DIONYSUS, she fell in love with THESEUS and provided him with the thread to find his way in the labyrinth. If it wasn’t for her, he couldn’t have killed the MINOTAUR. So can you believe the son of a bitch abandoned her on the island of Naxos?

Happily DIONYSUS was in the vicinity at the time, came across her sleeping and was enchanted enough to marry her.

Her golden crown was later placed amongst the constellations. DIONYSUS was always keen for members of his entourage to become stars. And when he left for Rome, she followed him there under the name LIBERA.

ARIADNE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ARIADNE
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 7199
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Article last updated on 27 August 2006 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ARIADNE: legendary mortal from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Aug. 2006. Web. 27 August 2014.

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