Theseus's mother told theseus to lift a rock and under were some sandals and a sword. If he were able to lift the rock his mother told him to find his father in athens.
On his way to Athens, Theseus encountered and defeated Periphetes the giant, the Crommyon Sow and other evil creatures too.
When Theseus arrived in Athens, a women named Medea tricked his father, King Aegeus, to send Theseus on a dangerous quest. He arrived after completing the quest.
Medea and the king invited Theseus to a party and then poisoned his drink. The king noticed Theseus's sword, which was his, and told him not to drink it.
Theseus was reunited with his father but it was time to send tributes to the island of crete where they were to be fed to the minotaur. The princess named Aridane fell in love with Theseus and she helped him by giving him a sword and string.
Theseus found the minotaur and slayed it. Theseus was now king of Athens and had married Aridane. He lived happily ever after.