Minos (Biographical details)

Minos (mythological figure/creature; Roman; Greek; Male)

Also known as



Son of Zeus/Jupiter (q.v.) and Europa (q.v.) and king of Crete; following his retention of the beautiful bull sent by Poseidon/Neptune (q.v.), his wife, Pasiphae (q.v.), having mated with the animal, gave birth to the Minotaur (q.v.). In the Underworld he serves as a judge of the dead with his brother Rhadamantus (q.v.), and Aeacus.