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Minotaur (Greek mythological character)

LC control no.no2017089825
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Personal name headingMinotaur (Greek mythological character)
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Variant(s)Minotauro (Greek mythological character)
Μινώταυρος (Greek mythological character)
Minōtauros (Greek mythological character)
Minotaurus (Greek mythological character)
Other standard no.88150030542310960353
Associated countryGreece
Associated placeCrete (Greece)
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Found inThe Minotaur, 1987.
Il mostro e la fanciulla, 2017: t.p. (Minotauro)
Wikipedia, June 2, 2020 (In Greek mythology, the Minotaur (Ancient Greek: Μινώταυρος = Minōtauros; in Latin as Minotaurus) is a mythical creature portrayed in Classical times with the head and tail of a bull and the body of a man or, as described by Roman poet Ovid, a being "part man and part bull")
Getty Iconography authority, via Cultural objects name authority online, June 2, 2020 (Minotaur (Greek character). UF Minotauros (Greek character); Μῑνώταυρος (Greek character). Note: In Greek mythology, a fabulous monster of Crete that had the body of a man and the head of a bull. It was the offspring of Pasiphae, the wife of Minos, and a snow-white bull sent to Minos by the god Poseidon for sacrifice. Minos, instead of sacrificing it, kept it alive; Poseidon as a punishment made Pasiphae fall in love with it. Her child by the bull was shut up in the Labyrinth created for Minos by Daedalus; role/characteristic is: monster; culture/religion is: Ancient Greek (culture or style))
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