Naxos Theseus & Ariadne Greek Islands : All You Need to Know About the Islands Myths, Legends, and its Gods, Paperback Book

Naxos Theseus & Ariadne Greek Islands : All You Need to Know About the Islands Myths, Legends, and its Gods Paperback

Part of the "Put it in Your Pocket" Series of Booklets series

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In this booklet Jill Dudley describes how, after he killed he Minotaur, Theseus came to Naxos with Ariadne and lived on the small offshore islet of Palatia now dominated by the great marble Portara (gateway).

She explains how Dionysos, god of wine and drama came to Naxos and claimed the island as his own, and how tradition has it the supreme god Zeus grew up in a cave on Naxos. It is as the back cover of the booklet says: all you need to know about the island's myths, legends and its gods.

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