A-Z: General definitions: Rhadamanthys


A son of Zeus and Europa, brother of Minos and Sarpedon. Rhadamanthys was brought up by Asterius of Crete after his mother married him. He became known as a man of great wisdom and as a lawgiver and, after his death, was allowed to live in Elysium. He became one of the judges of the dead.

Related Topics

Europa; Asterius; Sarpedon

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