greekdrama27Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 24 April 2016

Procrustes is one of the many abominable creatures of Greek mythology. His favorite hobby was stretching people on an iron bed and cutting off their legs to make them fit the size of the iron frame. Eventually, Theseus, the legendary slayer of the Cretan Minotaur, dealt Procrustes a good dose of his own medicine: he stretched Procrustes on his iron bed and chopped off both his legs and his head with an axe from Procrustes's own ironsmith's collection...Read more

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