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Minotaur Sightings

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    Read the Minotaur's whole story—from creepy birth to tragic (or not-so-tragic) death—in book 8 of The Metamorphoses.

  • Inferno by Dante

    Dante and Virgil run into the Minotaur in the seventh circle of Hell, home to some very violent souls. Asterion is not super psyched about their appearance.

  • "The House of Asterion" by Jorge Luis Borges 1947

    Want to hear Asterion's side of things? Here's your chance: he speaks in the first person in this short story. And he's not too happy.

  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis 1950 - 1956

    There's more than just one minotaur in the world of Narnia. (We were really set with just one, thank you very much.)

  • The Minotaur, Wild Beast of Crete 1960

    Check it out as the 1960s take on the story of the Minotaur.

  • Kaz the Minotaur by Richard A. Knaack 2004

    The Minotaur travels on horseback in this Dungeons and Dragons novel. Whoa, Asterion!

  • The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan 2005

    Percy gives the Minotaur no mercy in this take on the story. Hey, he had it coming.

  • Minotaur 2006

    As creepy as you thought the Minotaur was, this movie has got you beat. The movie cover alone has given us nightmares.

  • God of War II 2007

     Epic tale? Check. Novel? Check. Movie? Check. And now, he's made his way into the world of video games.

  • Immortals 2011

    Sorry, Asterion. This one is a story about Theseus, but hey, it's in 3-D. We couldn't pass it by.

  • Wrath of the Titans 2012

    This flick might not be super accurate to the myth, but you know what they say: there's no such thing as bad press.

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