WikiFur:This week's featured article/Week 19, 2007

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Theseus slays the Minotaur

In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a creature that was half man and half bull. It dwelt in the Labyrinth, an elaborate maze constructed by King Minos of Crete and designed by the architect Daedalus to hold the Minotaur. The Minotaur was eventually killed by Theseus. It is one of the earliest examples of an anthropomorphic character in history.

Minotaurs are quite uncommon in the furry fandom, but they feature in fantasy role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: the Gathering, Shadowbane and in World of Warcraft as the Tauren. (more...)