The Minotaur a monster half bull, half human. Son of Pasiphae, the wife of king Minos and a white bull which was sent by Poseidon. Pasiphae was cursed and fall in love with the bull and slept with it. The result was the Minotaur. He was imprisoned in a gigantic labyrinth constructed by Daedalus. Every nine years seven man and seven women had to be sacrificed to the monster. Until the Minotaur was killed by Theseus the King of Athen with the help he got from Ariadne, the stepsister of the Minotaur.