MITOLOGÍA GRIEGA Y PASIFAE
►Mythology: “Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”:
“The Greek Myth and A Brief Story by Rubén García”:
►“Pasiphae, Mother of the Minotaur”: “The Greek Myth”:
“Pasiphae took pleasure in becoming an adulteress with a bull”. (Ovid’s “Ars Amatoria”).-
Minos was one of the three sons from the union of Europa and Zeus; when Zeus was in the form of a bull.
Europa’s husband was the King of Crete, Asterion, who looked over the boys as if his own.
When Asterion died, it was unclear which of the three sons should ascend to power.
The three sons were Minos, Sarpedon, and Rhadamanthus; these three men who after they died were made judges in the Underworld. It was their task to judge the dead in order to assign where their placement was in the Underworld based upon the merits of their life. But it was Minos, whose name in Cretan actually means king…
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