Labyrinth of Minos
Introduced in Age of Mythology
Culture Greeks
Major god ZeusIcon Zeus
HadesIcon Hades
Age ClassicalAge Classical Age
Minor god AthenaIcon Athena
Researched at TempleAOMIcon Temple
Research time 30 seconds
Research cost
WoodAOM Wood 250
FavorAOM Favor 20
Effect Minotaurs +40% HP
Minotaurs -25% food cost

Labyrinth of Minos is a Greek myth technology in Age of Mythology. It is available to worshipers of Athena and upgrades Minotaurs to Bull Minotaurs, increasing their hit points and reducing their food cost.

Effects Edit

  • Minotaurs +40% HP
  • Minotaurs -25% food cost

Mythology Edit

Minos, the Minoan king of Crete, imprisoned the minotaur in a complex labyrinth designed by Daedalus, the famous Athenian inventor. The labyrinth was so skillfully designed that none could escape before they were devoured by the minotaur. None but Theseus, that is, who, aided by Minos' daughter Ariadne, was able to find his way by unraveling thread to mark his route. Minos was so enraged that he imprisoned Daedalus in the labyrinth, but Daedalus escaped by fashioning bird wings of wax. Upon his death, Minos was made one of the judges of Hades.

The Minoan palace at Knossos had an elaborate floorplan and may have led to the myth of the labyrinth.

Greek mythological technologies
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
OlympicParentage Olympic Parentage (Zeus) · VaultsOfErebus Vaults of Erebus (Hades) · LordOfHorses Lord of Horses (Poseidon)
ClassicalAge Classical Age
God Technologies
AthenaIcon Athena Sarissa Sarissa · AegisShield Aegis Shield · LabyrinthOfMinos Labyrinth of Minos
HermesIcon Hermes SpiritedCharge Spirited Charge · SylvanLore Slyvan Lore · WingedMessenger Winged Messenger
AresIcon Ares SpearOfPanic Phobos' Spear of Panic · WillOfKronos Will of Kronos · BowOfHorror Enyo's Bow of Horror · SwordOfDread Deimos' Sword of Dread
HeroicAge Heroic Age
God Technologies
ApolloIcon Apollo SunRay Sun Ray · OracleTech Oracle · TempleOfHealing Temple of Healing
DionysusIcon Dionysus Bacchanalia Bacchanalia · Anastrophe Anastrophe · Thracian Thracian Horses
AphroditeIcon Aphrodite GoldenApples Golden Apples · DivineBlood Divine Blood · RoarOfOrthus Roar of Orthus
MythicAge Mythic Age
God Technologies
HeraIcon Hera MontrousRage Monstrous Rage · FaceOfTheGorgon Face of the Gorgon · AthenianWall Athenian Wall
HephaestusIcon Hephaestus ForgeOfOlympus Forge of Olympus · HandOfTalos Hand of Talos · ShoulderOfTalos Shoulder of Talos · WeaponOfTheTitans Weapon of the Titans
ArtemisIcon Artemis FlamesOfTyphon Flames of Typhon · ShaftsOfPlague Shafts of Plague · Trierarch Trierarch