As a reader of (one or two) versions of Greek Mythology. Particularly Old Greek Monsters and Trojan War 1. Who Minotaur actually was? if some archaeological claims suggested that a 'Taur was actually a mighty man with a big axe and wears bovine full helm to make an allegory of this beastman. What are achaeological evidence that backs the claims? and did labyrinth ever exists below Knossos and if so what was its actual function? a prison, a fortress? a big temple? The myth said that Minotaur was contained inside it, and Minoans use this beast to extort anyone else around them, preferrably The Mainland Greeks whom didn't yet united under one empire. Any of their vassals must sent a ship load of young men and women to feed the beast on regular basis. All this continued until a greek hero disguised as vassal offerings killed him. Or were there so many 'Taurs actually? 2. And what did the rivalry between a giant scorpion and Orion means? a rivalry between Greeks (Orion) and other Desert Peoples like The Egypts (Scorpion) 3. On to the Trojan War. Who the Trojans really were? were they different 'Greeks' went by other names (In Civ3, Greek can build a city named 'Troy', in Civ5 and 6), were they a different Mediterranean peoples or were they more semitics than Greeks? Were they actually The Hittites or other Eastern peoples? Was Troy a seat of an empire or one of many city states around The Medit Sea?