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Re: minotaur

Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>

Malcolm MacMalcolm wrote:
> I do not have my Shakesphere with me 

Do you mean a replica of the Globe Theatre?

>                                      but was not Theseus referred to
> in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' as the duke of Athens?

Yes.  And before that Chaucer mentions him in the Knight's Tale.
I heard that the modern word "clue" comes from Chaucer writing
about the "clew", or ball of thread, that Ariadne gave Theseus
to mark his way through the Labyrinth.

-- Alfredo
And so it was that latere,
As the Millere toold his tale,
That hire face, at first Iuste gostely,
Toornd a whytere shade of pale.

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