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The story of Theseus is truly unique. Unlike most heroes, his character actually grows and matures as the myths unfold. It is this truly unique trait which has caused his life to become an influence in our stories today--Ranging from the inspiration for Campbell's "the Heroes Journey" to "The Hunger Games." Join us as we explain how Theseus' battle with the behemoth became such an important aspect for symbolism, while discussing Athens' motives for making their myth truly stand out.