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Myth of Icarus and Daedalus

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Myth of Icarus and Daedalus

According to Greek mythology, Icarus was the son of Daedalus and Naucratis, which, according to one tradition, she was slave of Minos.
When Daedalus was sentenced by the Supreme Court because he had kill the craftsman Talos, he left in Crete. There he built the Labyrinth to live within the Minotaur, the son of the wife of Minos Pasiphae. Through the Labyrinth, Minos imprisoned him and Daedalus with his son Icarus, because Daedalus had helped Pasiphae to join the Bull of Poseidon and born the Minotaur. Daedalus and Icarus escaped from the Labyrinth with the help of feathers that had constructed for both Daedalus, using feathers and wax. The wings they mount them on their shoulders and flew into the sky.
Icarus, however, fascinated by flight, disobeyed the command of his father not to fly too high so the wax wings don't melt from the heat of the sun ,neither too low not so  the wings would solved of the moisture of the sea: he flew so high  consistently the wings wax melt so the feathers got loose,so he  fall overboard and lost his life. The sea where Icarus died since named Icarian Sea or Ikarios mice. This area is located south of the island called Ikaria. So tells the story of Icarus Apollodorus.
According to other sources, Icarus, seeking his father Daedalus, who had been exiled in Crete, boarded a ship to travel, but the ship was wrecked near the island of Samos and the sea washed up the body of the island, which in fact was named Ikaria.


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