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Theseus, Coloring Pages + Story

Grade Levels
5th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
33 pages
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This printable includes:

  • 18 coloring pages
    - 14 sketches from actual ancient Greek vase painting
    - 4 illustrations in B/W (early 20th century)

    The coloring pages are arranged in chronological order: this makes the sequence easy to follow along with the account of the hero's adventures.

  • Story of Theseus, 13 pages
    Plutarch's 'Life of Theseus', adapted & shortened, for use in modern educational environments.

    The story covers all major episodes of Theseus' life:

    - origins & early life of Theseus
    - Theseus' journey to Athens: killing of dangerous bandits & creatures
    - Theseus' recognition by father Aegeus
    - the situation in Theseus' fatherland
    - mission to Crete: killing the Minotaur
    - later adventures of Theseus (battle against the Centaurs; war against the
    Amazons; rape of Helen; mission to the Underworld)
    - Theseus' sad end
    - what happened to Theseus' family


Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
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