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Theseus finds the sandals of his father. Scene from Wrath of the Gods.

Troezen (TREE-zun). Greek city ruled by Theseus's grandfather. Theseus was born in Troezen, and when he came of age his mother took him to a forest clearing outside the city walls and challenged him to lift a boulder. Beneath it he found the sword and sandals of his father, King Aegeus of Athens, who had left them there for his son to find if he should prove himself worthy.