He needed Ariadne’s help to get out of the labyrinth but when his use for her was done, he abandoned her, pregnant no less, on the island of Naxos after getting her drunk on the way back to Athens from Crete.
And of course we all know the sexual exploits of the cunning Odysseus.
, after much insistence on the part of the latter, had finally turned their steps toward camp, they were as completely lost in the wild and tangled labyrinth of the matted jungle as two human beings well could be, though they did not know it.
are the only people in the world who can swear that the little skeleton found in the cabin with those of your father and mother was that of an infant anthropoid ape, and not the offspring of Lord and Lady Greystoke.
He knew full well that he was going against his vow that he would never cheat on her.
Same theme with Theseus, who according to both literary and historical record was an arrogant jerk.
This sounds to me like she is reassuring them (these friends) to be nice. You look like you've been hit in the face with a spade and on top of that you're chubby. It might interest a girl enough to come talk to you when she sees you at a later time in the party.
But the stuff of myth and legend is not far from the flesh and blood truth.
Let’s face it — Greek “boys” are spoiled, arrogant, and flagrantly unfaithful.
We have heard stories of so and so cheating on his wife for many years.
First, it is a small power, and fights small powers. Then it is a great power, and fights small powers, but pretends that they are great powers, in order to rekindle the ashes of its ancient emotion and vanity.-- G. I constantly find myself reassuring friends that the reasons for a woman's lack of interest are rarely ever personal. Simply say hi and introduce yourself, ask if she is having a good time (if it happens to be a party) then end it at that.
and he probably had all the confidence in the world since he's an Abercrombie model and knows all the girls think he's hot... Often, at the bar, I'll see a guy looking at me and I'll look at him, but yet neither of us will make any sort of move.