Theseus- Greek myth: a demi-god hero, son of Aethra and poseidon, who killed the Minotaur that lurked at the center of King Minos’ labyrinth. Theseus found his way out of the maze thanks to the priestess (and princess) Ariadne and her ball of thread
Greece - Talk about laconic! When Philip of Macedon asked the Spartans if they wished that he should come as their friend or or as a foe. The response from the militaristic city-state of Sparta, "Neither"