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The myth of the Minotaur tells the story of an enraged beast forever wandering the corridors of a damp labyrinth, filled with a rage so intense that its deafening roar shakes the earth. But is this story just fiction, or an attempt of our early ancestors to make sense of the natural world? Matt Kaplan examines the myth for its scientific roots.
Lesson by Matt Kaplan, animation by Artrake Studio.
Cite This Work
TED-Ed, . (2015, July 29). The scientific origins of the Minotaur - Matt Kaplan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/631/
TED-Ed, . "The scientific origins of the Minotaur - Matt Kaplan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 29, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/video/631/.
TED-Ed, . "The scientific origins of the Minotaur - Matt Kaplan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Jul 2015. Web. 28 Nov 2020.