Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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