Ariadne's thread

Ariadne's thread
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  • Ariadne's thread (logic) — Ariadne s thread, named for the legend of Ariadne, is the term used to describe the solving of a problem with multiple apparent means of proceeding such as a physical maze, a logic puzzle, or an ethical dilemma through an exhaustive application… …   Wikipedia

  • Ariadne — Ariadne, in Greek mythology (Latin Arianna, French Arianne), was daughter of King Minos of Crete and his queen, Pasiphaë, daughter of Helios, the Sun titan. [Pasiphaë is mentioned as Ariadne s mother in Bibliotheke 3.1.2 (Pasiphaë, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Ariadne (disambiguation) — Ariadne was a figure in Greek mythology.Ariadne may also refer to:* Ariadne , a Greek goddess * Ariadne (butterfly) , a butterfly genus * Ariadne (empress) , a Byzantine Empress from the late 5th century * Ariadne (psychedelic) , a psychedelic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ariadne musica — is a collection of organ music by Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, first published in 1702. The main part of the collection is a cycle of 20 preludes and fugues in different keys, so Ariadne musica is considered an important precursor to Johann… …   Wikipedia

  • Ariadne — [ar΄ē ad′nē, er΄ē ad′nē] n. [L < Gr Ariadnē] Gr. Myth. King Minos daughter, who gives Theseus the thread by which he finds his way out of the labyrinth …   English World dictionary

  • Ariadne — /ar ee ad nee/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë who gave Theseus the thread by which he escaped from the labyrinth: deserted by Theseus on Naxos, she became the bride of Dionysus. 2. a female given name. * * * In Greek… …   Universalium

  • Ariadne — Ar•i•ad•ne [[t]ˌær iˈæd ni[/t]] n. myt (in Greek myth) a daughter of King Minos who gave Theseus the thread by which he escaped from the labyrinth: deserted by Theseus, she became the bride of Dionysus …   From formal English to slang

  • Ariadne — /æriˈædni/ (say aree adnee) noun Greek Legend a daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë; she gave Theseus the thread whereby he escaped from the Labyrinth …  

  • Ariadne — noun beautiful daughter of Minos and Pasiphae; she fell in love with Theseus and gave him the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur s labyrinth • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Greek deity …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Red Thread (disambiguation) — The Red Thread may refer to:* In Greek mythology, Theseus rescued himself out of the labyrinth of Minotaur by following a red thread, given to him by Ariadne. * In logic and computer science, an algorithm based on this myth is named Ariadne s… …   Wikipedia

  • Daedalus — constructs wings for his son, Icarus, after a Roman relief in the Villa Albani, Rome (Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1888). This article is about the mythological character. For other uses see Daedalus (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Daedalus …   Wikipedia


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