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Mythology & Beliefs: Aegeus
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Aegeus was the Father of Theseus; believing Theseus killed in Crete, he drowned himself and Aegean Sea named for him.

Aegeus in Wikipedia In Greek mythology, Aegeus (Greek: Αἰγεύς), also Aigeus, Aegeas or Aigeas (Αιγέας), was an archaic figure in the founding myth of Athens. The "goat-man" who gave his name to the Aegean Sea was, next to Poseidon, the father of Theseus, the founder of Athenian institutions and one of the kings of Athens. Upon the death of the king his father, Pandion II, Aegeus and his three brothers, Pallas, Nisos, and Lykos, took control of Athens from Metion, who had seized the throne from Pandion. They divided the government in four but Aegeas became king...

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