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At the center was the monstrous Minotaur. (The English words labyrinth and labyrinthine may derive from certain double-headed axes, archaeological examples of which have been found on the Greek island of Crete, site of the kingdom of mythological King Minos and the Labyrinth.) Midas: A king who had the power to change all he touched to gold. It happened that after a number of donkeys had been painted, one donkey pushed to the front with such force that he stepped in the bucket that contained the whitewash.

Pages: 187

Publisher: Forgotten Books (December 3, 2007)

ISBN: 1605061999

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