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Aegeus

In Greek mythology, Aegeus was an archaic figure in the founding myth of Athens. The "goat-man" who gave his name to the Aegean Sea was, next to Poseidon, the father of Theseus, the founder of Athenian institutions and one of the kings of Athens. Aegeus was the son of Pandion II, king of Athens and Pylia, daughter of King Pylas of Megara and thus, brother to Pallas and Lykos. But, in some accounts, he was regarded as the son of Scyrius or Phemius and was not of the stock of the Erechtheids, since he was only an adopted son of Pandion. Aegeus' first wife was Meta, daughter of Hoples and his second wife was Chalciope, daughter of Rhexenor, neither of whom bore him any children. Aegeus was born in Megara where his father Pandion had settled after being expelled from Athens by the sons of Metion who seized the throne. After the death of Pandion, now king of Megara, Aegeus in conjunction with his three brothers attacked Athens, took control over the government and expelled the usurpers, the Metionids.

They divide the power among themselves but Aegeus obtained the sovereignty of Attica, succeeding Pandion to the throne. It has been said that Megara was at the time a part of Attica, that Nisus received his part when he became king of that city. Lycus became king of Euboea. Aegeus, being the eldest of the brothers, received; the division of the land was explained further in the following text by the geographer Strabo: Later on, Lycus was driven from the territory by Aegeus himself, had to seek refuge in Arene, Messenia. Pallas and his fifty sons revolted at a time, being crushed by Aegeus' son Theseus. Still without a male heir with his previous marriages, Aegeus asked the oracle at Delphi for advice. According to Pausanias, Aegeus ascribed this misfortune to the anger of Aphrodite and in order to conciliate her introduced her worship as Aphrodite Urania in Athens; the cryptic words of the oracle were "Do not loosen the bulging mouth of the wineskin until you have reached the height of Athens, lest you die of grief."

Aegeus was disappointed. This puzzling oracle forced Aegeus to visit Pittheus, king of Troezen, famous for his wisdom and skill at expounding oracles. Pittheus understood the prophecy and introduced Aegeus to his daughter, when Aegeus was drunk, they lay with each other, in some versions, Aethra waded to the island of Sphairia and bedded Poseidon. When Aethra became pregnant, Aegeus decided to return to Athens. Before leaving, he buried his sandal and sword under a huge rock and told her that, when their son grew up, he should move the rock and bring the weapons to his father, who would acknowledge him. Upon his return to Athens, Aegeus married the wrath of Jason. Aegeus and Medea had one son named Medus; when Theseus grew up, he found his father's belongings left for him and went to Athens to claim his birthright. Aegeus recornized him as a son by his sword. Medea, Aegeus’ wife perceived Theseus to be a threat for her children's inheritance and first tried to discredit and to poison Theseus; when Aegeus discovered these schemes, he drove Medea out of Athens.

While visiting in Athens, King Minos' son, Androgeus managed to defeat Aegeus in every contest during the Panathenaic Games. Out of envy, Aegeus sent him to conquer the Marathonian Bull. Minos declared war on Athens, he offered the Athenians peace, under the condition that Athens would send seven young men and seven young women every nine years to Crete to be fed to the Minotaur, a vicious monster. This continued until Theseus killed the Minotaur with the help of Minos' daughter. After his adventures in Crete, Theseus returned by ship to Athens, his father, Aegeus had asked him to hang a white sail as a sign that Theseus is alive, but Theseus neglected this request. When Aegeus saw Theseus’ ships without a white sail, he assumed the worst and threw himself in his grief into the sea, named after him the Aegean Sea. In Troezen, Theseus became a brave young man, he took his father's weapons. His mother told him the identity of his father and that he should take the weapons back to him at Athens and be acknowledged.

Theseus decided to go to Athens and had the choice of going by sea, the safe way, or by land, following a dangerous path with thieves and bandits all the way. Young and ambitious, Theseus decided to go to Athens by land; when Theseus arrived, he did not reveal his true identity. He was welcomed by Aegeus, suspicious about the stranger who came to Athens. Medea tried to have Theseus killed by encouraging Aegeus to ask him to capture the Marathonian Bull, but Theseus succeeded, she tried to poison him, but at the last second, Aegeus recognized his son and knocked the poisoned cup out of Theseus' hand. Father and son were thus reunited, Medea was sent away to Asia. Theseus departed for Crete. Upon his departure, Aegeus told him to put up white sails when returning if he was successful in killing the Minotaur. However, when Theseus returned, he forgot these instructions; when Aegeus saw the black sails coming into Athens, mistaken in his belief that his son had been slain, he killed himself by jumping from a height: according to some, from the Acropolis or another unnamed rock.

Sophocles' tragedy Aegeus has been lost. At Athens, the traveller Pausanias was informed in the second-century CE that the cult of Aphrodite Urania above the Ker

WRWM

WAYS is a sports talk radio station in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is owned by Cumulus Media, its studios are located on U. S. Highway 17 in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, its transmitter is located in the station's city of license, South Carolina. WAYS signed on February 23, 1977 as WJAL; that August, the call sign became a call sign that stayed with the station for many years. WJXY was a daytime-only country music station in the 1970s. An FM frequency at 93.9 was added around 1990. In 1995, the format changed to adult standards, with most of the music coming from the AM Only satellite format. By this time, the station had a limited nighttime signal. In Fall 1999, Hurricane Floyd damaged WJXY's studios and transmitter site and forced WJXY-FM, WXJY and WSEA to move to the WSYN/WDAI studios near Inlet Square Mall. At the time, WJXY aired Conway High School football. WJXY was off the air for several months. Early in 2000, the station was back, but not in stereo. Many listeners had complained; the station was assigned the WIQB call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on November 16, 2000.

For a time, WIQB aired the same programming as oldies WSYN. On February 15, 2003, WIQB became part of "The Team" all sports format along with WJXY-FM. On April 30, 2010, WIQB switched to southern gospel and changed its letters to WHSC. On March 5, 2012, WHSC became the new Myrtle Beach affiliate of Fox Sports Radio. Dan Patrick would air live in the market rather than on tape, Jim Rome would follow. WHSC becomes the new station for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans; the station changed its call sign to WRWM on December 26, 2017 and to WAYS on February 13, 2020. Query the FCC's AM station database for WAYS Radio-Locator Information on WAYS Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WAYSQuery the FCC's FM station database for W270BZ Radio-Locator information on W270BZ

Twinkie the Kid

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