Pirithous sentence example
- This tragic story is the subject of one of the extant plays of Euripides.4 The famous friendship between Theseus and Pirithous, king of the Lapiths, originated thus.
- Hearing of the strength and courage of Theseus, Pirithous desired to put them to the test.
- Theseus and Pirithous now carried off Helen from Sparta, and when they drew lots for her she fell to the lot of Theseus, who took her to Aphidnae, and left her in charge of his mother Aethra and his friend Aphidnus.
- He now descended to the lower world with Pirithous, to help his friend to carry off Proserpine.