Anonymous asked in Society & CultureMythology & Folklore · 9 years ago

Why do King Minos and Shakespeare judge the dead?

Well I was just wondering why what made it so that they were the ones to judge the dead?

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  • 9 years ago
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    Where is Shakespeare judging the dead?

    As for Minos, he acquired the aura of a wise man in the Middle Ages, but being a pagan King is still in Hell. So having him as a judge for the dead is a compromise. However, this is literary, and I doubt that the church was very happy about it.

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