Androgeos. The unhappy fate of Androgeos was the source of Ariadne's misfortunes. He was one of the sons of Minos, and had been treacherously slain by Aegeus, the father of Theseus. This was the cause of the war that afterwards ensued, and of the penalty imposed upon the Athenians, of sending yearly seven young noblemen to Crete; in consequence of which Theseus arrived.
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